Wall Art & Learning

We painted another room yesterday, and found these horses behind the heater. We are the third owners of this home. I’m fairly certain this wallpaper was put there by the original owners — the family that actually built the house — as the rest of it was covered by purple paint. Continue reading

Guten morgen!

Guten morgen!!! Good morning!!!

I finished up my final – FINAL – essay for my senior capstone course, and now that it’s submitted, I am done with my undergrad journey. My other grades/assignments are pretty good. Already approved for graduation. Already signed up for the ceremony in the spring. Already enrolled in grad school. Continue reading

The Missing Message

Another night class last night. Another coffee from my hubby. But no message this time, probably because I was right there when he ordered it, and it would have been silly for him to dictate a message about the person standing next to him. But still…

Coursework Housework

I will literally find ANYTHING else to do other than actually participating in my course discussions, which are due this evening. Our bathroom is now spotless, and I’m pretty sure I can get the laundry done while also commenting on others’ vacation photos and cat videos for another hour. Ughhhhhhhh…

[Several hours later…]

I just got done with ’em. Had to take a 20-min break between each post because it’s draining feigning interest in other people’s forced conversations. 

First Grade

This handsome boy began the first grade today! Of course, he got a giant cone full of treats! It’s called a Schultüte, and is usually filled with candy and whatever school supplies can fit in there. I’ve seen REALLY huge ones that have ALL the school supplies in there. It’s normally just for first-graders, but we gave ’em to the girls, too, for their first day ever of German school.

And yeah, that’s a  poo keychain.

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