Archive for August 2013

Last day here   Leave a comment

I have finally reached the last day of this job here at Borlaug Elementary
Tuesday I am at the other school

I will not miss Borlaug one bit.
I will miss some of the staff and some of the kids but I will not miss this school
It is like a palace where everything has to be just right

and the windows!
My God if I never have to clean another window I will be thrilled beyond words!!!!!

Thrilled it is finally here
Just wish it was 3 o’clock!



Posted August 30, 2013 by Marge in heartfelt, ramblings

ick   1 comment

I feel like ick today

have a headache and my stomach sort of hurts and I just feel all the way around like a fat pig.



took medicine for the headache so I hope that kicks in soon


another day of waiting for the time to wind down so I can get out of here and get to my new school

today and tomorrow

I can do this right?


Posted August 29, 2013 by Marge in ramblings

inner strength   Leave a comment

I need to find some inner strength

I am feeling blue today

feeling like I am stuck in this spot with no way out……..

Lord please grant me the wisdom to get rid of this negativity and find my inner peace again.


Posted August 28, 2013 by Marge in God, heartfelt, ramblings

thought for today………..   Leave a comment

Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong.

There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe that your critics are right.


To map out a course of action and follow it to the end,  takes courage—-


Ralph Waldo Emerson



Posted August 28, 2013 by Marge in heartfelt, ramblings

one job coming to an end, another on the horizon   Leave a comment

I’m not actually switching jobs.
I am just switching schools.
I honestly can not wait to be done here.

I will miss some of the staff but I will not miss this school


the school I am going to does not have air conditioning and while that may be a pain, I need to lose weight so I will just have to deal with it.

I miss the old schools

and Borlaug is definitely not an old school


If I never have to wash another window in my life I will be thrilled.

even though there are windows at Longfellow, they won’t be near the windows I am forced to clean daily here at Borlaug.


Posted August 28, 2013 by Marge in ramblings

restless   Leave a comment

I’m 52 years of age but I live the life of someone twenty if not thirty years older than I am.
I exist by working and coming home and doing nothing but exist in my home till I go to bed to get up and do the same very thing all over again the next day.

I find it appalling and even criminal that I exist and nothing changes.

oh I get to see my grandchildren every now and then, and once in a blue moon something changes that shakes up the other wise non exciting life I live in.

is this the devil playing havoc on my mind again?
making me feel restless and unhappy?

I know I have many things to be thankful for.
I do know this and I am very thankful for all that I have.
Especially my children my grandchildren and my family as a whole.

but every now and then I get restless.

I wonder am I alone in this feeling?
Or do other people feel the same way?

I feel like something has to change, because I can’t let this be all my life is………
existing until I die.
Something has to give………


Posted August 27, 2013 by Marge in heartfelt, ramblings

Hello?   Leave a comment

floating along on this wave of life

seemingly happy, yet filled with strife

outward I glisten

inward I listen

I’m seen but not heard

I’m here but barely stir

I exist in this bubble

I cause no trouble

I float along in this thing called life

Does anyone not see me?
Does anyone not hear me?

I’m here but barely stir…………..

Posted August 27, 2013 by Marge in heartfelt, ramblings

By The Grace of God   Leave a comment

Because God is all Powerful and Wonderful He has chosen to step in and let Lorie recover from her illness

I know dozens of people have been praying for a miracle for Lorie

and God has graciously answered all their prayers

She is awake and talking and breathing on her own

Not sure if she will ever be one hundred percent normal again, but she is a lot better than any of the doctors there at the University of Iowa  thought she would be.
Just goes to show you that My Lord is Fantastic and Good.


Posted August 27, 2013 by Marge in family, God, heartfelt, ramblings

too damn hot!   Leave a comment

I realize we have been extremely spoiled here in Iowa this summer

but this week is going to be like living in an oven, and I am not thrilled at the thought of it.

thank GOD for air conditioning!


I detest the thought of hot and humid weather.

but Mother Nature feels the need to remind us that she is in charge… deal with it I must.

Posted August 26, 2013 by Marge in ramblings

Sunday again   Leave a comment

well here I am sitting on Sunday again.
Hate how quickly the weekends go!
Darn it!

I can’t say I have had a very eventful weekend
I went to do the building check at my new school
And spent the majority of yesterday with Keira and Kayla.
Which is always enjoyable

spent a couple of hours talking to my daughter-in-law about the woes of being married.
Unfortunately my youngest son is his father all over again, which is not a good thing.

Got up this morning and went to do the building check again and took a long drive home.

Not sure what I will do with the rest of my day other than, watch Keira and Kayla for a few hours this evening while their mother plays softball.
It will be quite warm and I will have the girls because of that.

Not sure if we will go to a movie or not?
guess I will have to see what is out there playing.

Posted August 25, 2013 by Marge in ramblings