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March 3, 2020

I mean this isn't my best description for myself, but this is how I have felt lately. Not every day...but enough to notice it and well, now write about it!

I have recently left my job of 24 years. I have worked in education for over 30 and at stayed at my last job for t...

October 12, 2019

I think I have said these words too many times. It occurred to me how much I was saying this when a friend was with me and responded (before I said anything) to someone who asked me if I needed help, "No, she's got it." Wait...why did she answer for me?

"It's simple" sa...

August 15, 2019

It has to be said first and foremost…I love my job. I am a dean of students at one of the largest high schools in Minnesota. I have been for the last 17 years. Collectively, I have been in education for just over 34 years. And when I say that out loud I actually hear a...

August 6, 2019

“Did you wet the bed?” This question came to me from my husband. It was around 2:30 am and he was moving his hand around on the mattress next to me like he was looking for something he lost.

“What?!” I said loudly back to him….mostly from being woken up and maybe mostli...

May 5, 2019

Seriously...I feel like there is an eraser being used while I sleep to remove my eyebrows! I wake up and when getting ready for the day, I notice I hardly have any eyebrows left! I have tried using powder to enhance them. I have used eyebrow drawing pencils in the hope...

December 12, 2018

“No really, can you hear that? It sounds like a constant ringing and maybe a little like I am under water”, I said to my Dr. during last visit. I hear it all the time. And when I try to go to sleep at night and it is super quiet, I feel like a steam engine lives inside...

October 28, 2018

My husband and I had a fun evening planned. It involved seeing one of our favorite comedians at a casino. This naturally would include going to the ‘All You Can Eat’ buffet; with a very well lit light sign featuring 'Prime Rib and Sauces!'.

Perfect.

Except...

April 17, 2018

I went to the Dr. last week to talk about an annoying rash. I had already diagnosed myself it as either Shingles or something caused by a poisonous plant my leg must have brushed up against while hiking (walking) in Arizona. I went to the Dr. to 'make sure'. Of course...

January 30, 2018

I have been humming this song in my head for a couple of days now. It is my mantra I play when I feel like I am spinning. By spinning I do not mean spinning around in a beautiful dress that sprays around me as I twirl...no, I meant the spins when I can't seem to find m...

August 23, 2017

Flawsome is all about being awesome in spite of or because of, your flaws. Finally...something I can sink my teeth into. Yes, I can get behind something that suggests being awesome WITH flaws! And yet, do I really accept my flaws? Do any of us?

Everyday, and I would eve...

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