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Heidi Dugan
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Wife, mother of two genius children, computer teacher, geek, knitter, actress
Wife, mother of two genius children, computer teacher, geek, knitter, actress

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Under the Weather
Apparently my "worn out" rant the other day was legit ... precursor to being sick. Yesterday I felt more run down interspersed with feeling "off." Today I have sinus congestion and a wicked sore throat. So ... a virus has a hold on me. Or, my spring allergi...

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Here We Go Again
I will not make another blog post about doing too much and feeling worn out. I will not make another blog post about doing too much and feeling worn out. I will not make another blog post about doing too much and feeling worn out. I will not make another bl...

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Busy and Wonderful Weekend
 On Friday we had the absolute joy to see Matthew in The Pirates of Penzance, Jr.  at his middle school. He completely wowed us. I mean, parents have a certain understanding of their offspring -- he's the one with the witty non sequiturs. She's the one who ...

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So Many Things ...
So, I directed a show. It was a phenomenal success creatively, financially and personally. I am extremely proud of my accomplishments and even prouder of the growth of the cast. The look of the show was just what I'd envisioned and the performances exceeded...

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Stress
It's amazing what stress does to the immune system. Worry ... germs ... BAM ... bronchitis and sinusitis and a perforated eardrum. I guess it's the body's way of saying, "Chill out, man, relax about all that stuff." But, I would rather not, thanks. Not if t...

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Gratitude
I'm a busy person. I have stress about money, work, family ... all the "normal" things. My schedule changes this Friday, for the new marking period at school. The classes I'm getting are some of the most challenging groups in the building, and I lose one of...

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Well, That's Awfully Nice to Hear...
Sometimes you're having a perfectly mediocre day and then your student evaluations make you feel as though maybe, just maybe, you're really meant to be an educator. Now if only someone in higher ed would hire me ... Professor Dugan is one of the best teache...

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Blogging is Less Convenient
I have had an item on my to-do list since late September ... blog post. I keep forwarding it week by week in my to-do list app. Due to recent changes in our school district security, I can no longer access Blogspot while at work. I use to blog during my lun...

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Observations
Today's to-do list had twelve items on it. One of which is writing a blog post. I've checked off four items, but added six new ones. Today and tomorrow, we get paid. Once I pay bills, we have maybe $100 to last until the next payday.* My bursitis seems to b...

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Hello, Fall!
Fall is my favorite season of the year. I think it always has been. I love the changing leaves, the crisp, cool nights, the layers of clothes, marching band and football games, Halloween, Thanksgiving. I really love all of it. However, for the past few days...
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