The Lighter Side of Teaching
Humor from the Teachers.Net Community
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January 1, 2009
YENDOR’s Top Ten
TOP TEN Books Dr. Seuss Might Have Written If He Had Been A Teacher:
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The Great Underwear Caper posted by Cat
Our youngest was in preschool at the time and had a hard time adjusting to her dad not being home every day. One morning she got it in her head that she was not going to go to preschool (4 ½ years old). I had taken a shower and was trying to get dressed. I went to my drawer to get out a pair of clean underwear and found the drawer bare. I started running around the house asking the kids what they had done with my underwear. The older two knew nothing. I could tell that our youngest knew what I was talking about, but she wasn’t going to talk.
After about 15 minutes of frantically searching for clean underwear, I looked behind the utility room door and found all of my clean underwear stashed there. Later, she told me that she knew that I could not go to school without any clean underwear. In her own way, I guess she was just trying to secure more time with me.
The Joys of Juicing: Pulp Fiction Posted by KimKca (from her blog)
Well, friends... After much thought and consideration, I bought a Jack LaLanne juicer. It is very fancy and very expensive. But what price for good health? Watching Elaine LaLanne shove all manner of fruits and vegetables through that chute, creating wonderful, delicious, healthy juices just inspired me. After all, Jack is older than dirt and looks damn good. He also hauled a boat across a harbor with his teeth so there must be something to this juicing business.
I went to the market this morning and bought 3 different BAGS of apples - for that uniquely blended apple flavor. Did you know you can shove the WHOLE apple through the chute? Yes! The whole thing, although it is recommended that you remove the stem.
I also bought a whole BAG of oranges, 2 cantaloupes, a whole pineapple, and blueberries. Yes, 2 boxes of blueberries at almost $4 per box because they looked so delicious and they are just chock-full of nutrients designed by Mother Nature to thwart all manner of illness. I also bought bananas but Elaine and Jack strongly stress in the little manual that one should NEVER put bananas in the juicer. It is BAD to put bananas in the juicer.
Here are my observations to date with regard to said juicer:
I will say that my kitchen is squeaky clean after scrubbing and mopping but I am a little concerned about all this fruit in my house.
Jack and Elaine must have a maid.