The translation can be dodgy. Alike my high school students, using google translator can result in an all too literal definition. Schnapsidee: Crackpot idea, usually when inebriated. One can only wonder if that is where the coined term for schnapps rooted from. The ingredients to my schnapsidee are red wine, some trash tv, a solid… Continue reading Schnapsidee: It’s the Wine Talking
Funny word, Layogenic. German is a cool language, they have words to depict sayings not just a single entity. This specific term is defined as "person seems attractive from afar but not close up". You may be wondering how this term got me to the topic of regret. I just read this article on msn.com… Continue reading Layogenic: Do we Actually Hoard Regret?
As I break through the dark barriers of two sick children and no sleep, I felt a strong obligation to the world. Sometimes I get this intense connection to the public. I feel for anyone struggling quietly through a broken marriage, or a kid who sits in class and succumbs to the challenge that is math, thinking… Continue reading My Heart Speaks for You: out of the Abyss
A look inside the dark corners of your sanity. The most genuine friends I'll ever have I woke up today, ready. I was ready for school, to start reviewing for their finals, to come home cook, and plow onward to a second job I picked up for extra cash. Well, 530 rolled around and my… Continue reading Am I Real?
It sounds like a lung is being coughed up, and you glance at your clock, its yells 3:00 AM. What is happening?!?! Between you and your husband you have successfully coughed for well over an hour, bickering about how the heck your are going to fight the urge of Thor in your throat. Eventually you… Continue reading Highway Hypnosis: White Line Fever
The irony is strong with this one. Pedagogue "a teacher, especially a strict or pedantic one."--Thank you internet, sincerely the softest teacher in America. The crew, in the flesh. Don't mind my lack of color I just pushed a baby out of my body. I am Rachel. I am Mom. I am Teacher. I am… Continue reading Pedagogue, What?