Two Sundays ago, I was happily drafting my very first In My Mailbox post when, out of the blue, lightning knocked out the internet! Really, out of the blue... it was raining not storming... not even any thunder then SPLICKTYSPLAT and that was all she wrote, folks.
Monday evening, the internet was up and running but the computer I blog on was still kaput. Apparently, the stray bolt burned out the nic card as well.
By the time the computer was repaired, the first week of school was drawing to a close. Yes, my wallowing days are over. I'm not complaining. School is the perfect job for me (other than hosting my own travel/dining show, of course). Even though the first week of school is always fun, it is also completely exhausting. My energy level could only support reading and commenting on the posts of my lovely co-bloggers and bloggy friends... and I enjoyed every minute. You are all so talented and fascinating!
Guess you already know I hang out on the silly side of the street... which is a very good thing since I seem to be an absurdity attracting magnet. Get a load of this: it isn't exactly a biblio-blooper but you may get a kick out of it.
After twenty years of working in schools, I finally received a