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Rock Hill
I am a college professor at a mid-sized university in the southeaster USA.
Interests: cocker spaniels, knitting, gardening, teaching with technology, reading mystery books, and surfing blogs, assistive technology
Recent Activity
Over the years I have had many, many students, but some stand out and keep you from forgetting the vanishing years. Today i spent time with three of those students. Lunch in Charlotte with one who brought her six year... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2015 at TeachU TeachMe
Had a bad night on NYE. Appears that almost everyone in my neighborhood needed to shoot fireworks last night from about 10:00 p,m. to 1:00 a.m. Poor Buddy was a mess. He barked and barked; it is such hard work... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2015 at TeachU TeachMe
I have often thought of and referred to 2014 as a year of Transition, Now I am ready to move on the the next year with determination to take charge of my life and make 2015 a better year. After... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2014 at TeachU TeachMe
In the beginning, there is hope. You open your eyes to pale morning light. You open your ears to soft snores of the sleeping puppy. You open your mind to the day’s activities. You open your heart to . .... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2014 at TeachU TeachMe
are very hard to establish, especially if your life has gotten turned totally upside down and old routines have been forgotten in trying to right your world. Next week, back to work and hopefully new habits. Time (Jan 3) New... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2014 at TeachU TeachMe
of my marriage to David, Mother made us a quilt. We slept under it for thousands of nights. I took it off our bed when he got to sick to sleep with me. . . today I put it back... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2014 at TeachU TeachMe
This morning in my first status post on Facebook I posted a pledge to myself that I was going to use the Advent season to find joy in my life. That I would face each morning with joy for the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2013 at TeachU TeachMe
We are now two weeks into the second session of summer school and my on-line Assistive Technology course. I like teaching this class as everyone who takes it wants to be in it. . . it is an elective. Tomorrow... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2012 at TeachU TeachMe
Sadly I have had quite a bit of waiting room time lately, at the hospital and a variety of doc offices. I have been waiting with my husband who is facing a recurrence of cancer. In the end, it will... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2012 at TeachU TeachMe
I forgot to post a photo of the entire Honey Badgers that i finished last week; then I got too lazy to find the camera and put socks back on the stretchers. But finally, here they are in all their... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2012 at TeachU TeachMe
Yes, at last photos of finished projects. Finished the Honey Badger socks. Very happy with the results ~~ fit like a perfectly made pair of socks! note the lovely Sweet Tomato Heel wedges. Cat Bordhi is genius! I had to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2012 at TeachU TeachMe
This morning I awoke to the sad news that a friend's grandaughter, Florence McDow, had passed away at age 6. Today I am reminded of the need for gratitude and to remember that each day is a precious gift. This... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2012 at TeachU TeachMe
At last, I finished the first of my "mix-it-up" sock. The yarn is Punta Yarns Merisock Hand Painted that I purchased at The Yarn Shop in Pineville, NC. I call it the "mix-it-up" because I used 3 patterns (more photos... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2012 at TeachU TeachMe
Maryse, So sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts will be with you and your family in the coming days and weeks. safe journey.
Toggle Commented Feb 4, 2012 on Weird Day at just maryse
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It has been a whirlwind of a month. The semester is off to a good start: good classes and interesting students. I am happy. Went shopping mid-month at The Yarn Shop(LYS) in Pineville, NC. about 20 miles from here. Good... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2012 at TeachU TeachMe
Rebecca is now following Laurie Luck
Jan 11, 2012
In my last post way back in August I mentioned some stash and showed the beginnings of a hat. Hat is done (Sockhead Hat) in Noro Kuryeon Sock scarf (Ericka Scarf) is done in Noro Kuryeon Sock (same color as... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2012 at TeachU TeachMe
What happened? I was supposed to have two wonderful weeks between the end of summer school and the beginning of fall semester. I am sure that they occurred, but I am not sure why I don't feel as if I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2011 at TeachU TeachMe
Two blogs I check Google reader for first: SouleMomma and Lisa Leondard. Would be a thrill to win a freebie from you to spend with her.
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I have not been able to get away to my LYS or to any store lately, except Lowes and Target for cleaning and fix-it supplies. So I have been busy shopping late at night. It generally works out for me,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2011 at TeachU TeachMe
I have the second of a pair of socks still on my needles, Scylla by Fiona Lucas. It was started last spring and has languished through final exams, a few rows and then I was seduced away to make scarves... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2011 at TeachU TeachMe
This morning we spent about a hour in the garden. I was listening to a book while knitting on a Christmas present. Buddy was terrorizing wild life; he just wants to be "friends." When we came in he went straight... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2011 at TeachU TeachMe
Buddy happened. He has kept us busy from 6:00 a.m. to whenever two or more of us drop from exhaustion. But we are so happy to have the "little man" as one friend calls him. Here is a recent photo.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2011 at TeachU TeachMe
The new profile photo is Buddy, a chocolate & white cocker spaniel. He born on March 31 at Mayberry Cockers Farm in Mt. Airy, NC. We adopted on May 31, 2011. He has his moments, but is a happy, energic,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2011 at TeachU TeachMe
Last time I posted a Moment photo it was a photo of my beloved Buster Brown who left us sad and lovely. Today is happier as I introduce our new pupy, Buddy, who is working his way into our hearts with his own brand of puppy sweetness.
Toggle Commented Jun 3, 2011 on {this moment} at SouleMama
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