What deadline could I possibly have? The summer is rapidly coming to a close, and I am about to re-enter the classroom again this fall for my 16th year of teaching. Each summer I have a to do list that I try to complete before I am inundated with lesson planning, orchestrating projects, grading papers, … Continue reading What to do? The race to meet a deadline.
As luck would have it, on the property during the summer, I am also the chimney sweep. Every year during the month of August, I steadily climb the roof and bring my bristly brush with me. I climb to the summit and remove the cap and begin my sweep. Since I sweep the stove pipe … Continue reading Chim, chimney, chim, chim, cher-oo, a chimney sweep too.