Frozen assets, visual clutter, strange charm of twitter, and wasted pulp

Morning Minions!

I hope your week went well.

Remember when I complained about the rain?

Well its cold here now, so I shall complain about that.

At -11F, its cold enough to freeze your Winnebago.  Prior to the subzero temps this week, we had our first snow of the year and winter thus far.

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As you can see we played in the snow a bit,

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nommy snow.

but spent most of the week organizing bedrooms.

I also began organizing and planning in the work room for our next school session.

  A robust lower elementary environment is taking shape, however I find I need to reduce the visual clutter going on for my sensory sensitive students.

Everything is always a work in progress.

 I also continue to try to understand twitter.

My followers are growing but I find it odd how most of them do not and have not ever interacted with me personally. When I see yet another new follower who doesn’t seem to be the least bit interested in what I tweet about,  I think to myself,  “But WHY?” or sometimes “WHO ARE YOU, and WHAT DO YOU WANT?”

I’m pretty sure that’s not a productive attitude to have towards followers, but there you go.

Desiring a “followback” or to sell or promote something only explains for a small percentage of them. I suspect they may think I’m far more useful or important than I am.

Most perplexing follow this week: a diner restaurant in Michigan, which is some distance away.

I did participate in a great twitter chat concerning disability in film. If you twit and like film, you may be interested in joining next week – Saturday 9pm Eastern standard time, under the hashtag #filmdis.

Writing wise I’ve been working on my presentation for a Sherlockian thing in June, and doing research for a different writing project. I have also written and submitted my review for the absolutely horrid children’s motivational book “Same is Lame.” The book is such a waste of paper I don’t want to devote a blog post on it. Reading long complaints about the weather is actually a better use of your time.

In other news:

My neuroscience course has been postponed by Duke U., and one of the lighter/striker thingies on a burner of my gas stove isn’t lighting,

It’s a wild wild life.

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