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AwakeAtLast's Journal
AwakeAtLast's Journal
May 15, 2021

"Somewhere South" - perfect for a lazy Saturday!

I'm watching PBS and doing, well, not much. There is a marathon of this show, and it is fabulous! I'm learning so much about not only cooking, but American history as well! I love Vivian Howard, too!

Link if you want to catch it:


April 7, 2021

Rachel Maddow FTW

"Republican Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell pounding his little shell and telling corporate America to stay out of politics!"

March 5, 2021

Found another Unicorn

11 years ago I desperately needed a better car. I searched online, in car lots, kept my ears perked when friends talked about selling their car.

I eventually found a 2000 Toyota Avalon with only 56,000 miles on it. Less than $10,000. I snatched it up and have driven it basically problem free since then. It now has 252,000 miles on it.

It became apparent that we needed a third car to accommodate my daughter's work schedule. I started the search again.

I found a 2015 Lexus RX 350. 57,000 miles. Less than $23,000. It's in perfect condition and fully loaded! It even has special edition leather, even though that was not something I was looking for or particularly care about.

The dealer was super nice and helped me out. I'm so excited! It's a sweet ride!

February 14, 2021

Happy Valentine's Day DU!

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February 14, 2021

Happy Valentine's Day DU!

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February 12, 2021

I'm sitting in line to get my 2nd vaccination

They moved me and the rest of the faculty up because there was not enough others who showed up this morning due to the weather so we get them. I'm so thankful for Governor Pritzker! My former colleagues in Indiana are still waiting to be put on the list!

I have been in person teaching 600 elementary children per week since August, so I'm very relieved.

January 19, 2021

Current mood


January 17, 2021

I'm a teacher and I get my vaccine tomorrow morning!

I live in Southern Illinois where I have been teaching 600 students in person per week. To say I'm excited is an understatement!

🎶🎶🎶 Doing a happy dance! 🎶🎶🎶

January 8, 2021

Connor Lamb up next on the Last Word (1/7/21)

Wanted to give a heads up!

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