Wednesday, May 02, 2007
  i want a dehydrator!

dehydrating, originally uploaded by ladymomma.

but they're a good $180.. arrrr..

anyway, hey! i got a B in math class! a B! i am so happy! mind you, i'm basically a straight-A student, so i should be disappointed with a B.... but it's math! MATH! :)

i got an 85 on the final. i was two points away from earning a B in the class, so he gave it to me. woo-woo!

and i just took the final for my education technology class. the quizzes for the class were respectably hard, and since this test was 100 questions long, i was worried. but, uh, the test was silly easy. i did it in about 10 minutes and got a 96%. most of the questions were along these lines:

"When planning lessons that use technology, teachers should not consider the skills and knowledge level required for students to start and complete the lesson successfully."


just a speech and a couple more movies and i be finee!

the kitties are adjusting to life at chris's just find. we keep finding them up on this wall thing outside. all three were on it last night. it's so funny how they so readily adapt to a new place and consider it home. i guess they don't really have anywhere else to go...

chris is used to picking up oreo all the time, and she purrs. tonight he gently picked kitten up and, for a few seconds, she was quiet. i was surprised. but soon enough, she started the kitten cry. he laughed and let her squirm out of his arms. "she's not anything like oreo," i said, laughing. "i guess not," he answered. what a funny little (miserable) cat!

ok, i am a-sleep as i type so it's time for a shower.

Congrat's on the tests. On the dehydrator you can find them cheaper. I once had a micro with a convection that did a pretty good job. The way those things have droped in price I sure you could get one of those pretty cheap.Try one of those discount places liek Daymart? I seem to remember them having them or maybe someplace like Big lots. Unless it a specific model you want and then you just have to pay the price.
thanks for using my picture on your blog and giving a link to my flickr page.
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I'm Stacey. I'm a 31(!)-year-old Wisconsin girl living in sunny South Florida. The highlights in my life are my lovely boyfriend, my aloof cats, my adorable/adoring stepdogs, my two lumbering tortoises, select family members, being outside, being underwater, taking pictures, yadda yadda. Stay tuned for lots of babbling!

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Making a difference

A small boy lived by the ocean. He loved the creatures of the sea, especially the starfish, and he spent much of his time exploring the seashore.

One day the boy learned there would be a minus tide that would leave the starfish stranded on the sand.

When the tide went out, he went down to the beach, began picking up the stranded starfish, and tossing them back into the ocean.

An elderly man who lived next door came down to the beach to see what the boy was doing. Seeing the man's quizzical expression, the boy paused as he approached. "I'm saving the starfish!" the boy proudly declared.

When the neighbor saw all of the stranded starfish he shook his head and said: "I'm sorry to disappoint you, young man, but if you look down the beach, there are stranded starfish as far as the eye can see. And if you look up the beach the other way, it's the same. One little boy like you isn't going to make much of a difference."

The boy thought about this for a moment. Then he reached his small hand down to the sand, picked up another starfish, tossed it out into the ocean, and said: "Well, I sure made a difference for that one!"

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