Working since I was 11…

What jobs have you had?

I’ve been in the workforce since I was 11 years old 43 years ago. I started as a “paper girl” delivering a community newspaper. Then when I was 13, I worked at a dry cleaners every Saturday. The owner hired me because I looked like I was 16.

Once I turned 16 I went to work at Bambergers ;now Macy’s) in their lingerie department. I actually made it to assistant manager by the time I was 17. My college internship in accounting turned into a full time job after graduation.

That job didn’t last long because I wanted to become a teacher. I’m am finishing up my 30th year of teaching. But… I know this won’t be my last career.

My healthy hosta and wine corks as mulch in my hanging plant.

I have so many wine corks, I might as well put them to good use. I’m thinking about using them on my indoor plants 🪴. 🤔

Signature in Burgundy cursive spelling out T. Lanette.

My High School Life Lesson

Describe something you learned in high school.

Whew!!! Where should I start? 😳 Well, I hated high school for many reasons including my mother who loved saying “No” to the teachers who only focused on the kids they thought wouldn’t graduate. The one major thing I learned is that every child, kid, teen needs guidance to keep learning.

Continue reading “My High School Life Lesson”

I finally decided to purchase the audiobook of Spare after reading and hearing excerpts on Twitter. Best decision! Now I can get the whole story in his words with his voice. I haven’t listened to an audiobook in years. I prefer to read from my Kindle or a paperback in my bed at night. Now my 10 minute drive to and from work includes Prince Harry. I just finished the chapter where he learned his mom had died. 😢

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