Posted by / 30 June 2013 /

Road Trip~Cincinnati

Road Trip~Cincinnati Road Trip~Cincinnati

Part of the fun of summer is planning and going on a summer road trip.  With everyone so involved with so many things this year, we decided ...

Posted by / 23 June 2013 /

Pinterest Trial: Key Lime Yogurt Dip

Pinterest Trial: Key Lime Yogurt Dip Pinterest Trial: Key Lime Yogurt Dip

Today I hosted our first New Town Book Club meeting at our cottage.  I miss my Jefferson City Book Clubs very much.  I have joined a PEO boo...

Posted by / 21 June 2013 /

My Summer Reading List

My Summer Reading List My Summer Reading List

This is the first summer since 2009 where I have had a summer to read things besides textbooks!  I have had a blast remembering how much I l...

Posted by / 18 June 2013 /

We're Building a House!

We're Building a House! We're Building a House!

When Bob and I made the decision to move to the St. Louis area last year, we knew we didn't want to buy a house while we still owned one...

Our 36th Wedding Anniversary

Our 36th Wedding Anniversary Our 36th Wedding Anniversary

June 18, 1977 I married Robert Joseph Steffes, for better or worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and health.  We have managed through a...

Posted by / 13 June 2013 /

Leadership Academy Day 3

Leadership Academy Day 3 Leadership Academy Day 3

The thing about the DESE's professional development is that they do it up right.  Today we were the recipients of the wisdom of Kim Mars...

Posted by / 12 June 2013 /

Leadership Academy Day 2

Leadership Academy Day 2 Leadership Academy Day 2

Today our agenda was intense.  We heard an hour of Common Core, now called the Missouri Learning Standards.  These are under great scrutiny ...

Posted by / 11 June 2013 /

Leadership Academy Day 1

Leadership Academy Day 1 Leadership Academy Day 1

Today I joined colleagues from around the state in The Leadership Academy, a professional development opportunity ran by the State of Missou...

Posted by / 10 June 2013 /

Invent-A-Casserole

Invent-A-Casserole Invent-A-Casserole

Back in the day, when I was a young mother and wife, I was in charge of the cooking and grocery shopping.  Bob did all the outdoor maintenan...

Posted by / 08 June 2013 /

Pinterest Trial: Poached Egg in the Microwave

Pinterest Trial:  Poached Egg in the Microwave Pinterest Trial: Poached Egg in the Microwave

One of the many items on my list this summer is to give some of my Pinterest pins a trial run.  I pin a lot, probably as much as the average...

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