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Attention Span, Focus and Being Able to Share

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Writing Prompts:1.) Describe a memorable first date.
2.) Write about a child you find inspiring.
3.) What do you find most challenging about blogging?
4.) Name a pet peeve you have about how other parents raise their kids. Go on…stir the pot.
5.) We often spend time and energy talking about people in our lives we don’t see enough of. Describe a person in your life you are in contact with often. What does he/she mean to you? Oh dear, another week where it is hard to choose (and another week where I can't do the vlog because it will make me cry). Ummmmmm: Prompt Number Three  I love blogging. While my dreams of being a writer are pretty much pushed to the back burner, I still have my crazy random blog (the one you are reading now) and my more serious blog as my writing outlet. My biggest issue is staying consistent with my posting volume. I will post daily for a while and then I will  not post for weeks at a time. I am trying things like this writing workshop and some blog challenges to b…

30 Day Blog Challenge--Day 2: Meaning behind your blog name

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This is actually the second name of my blog.
It used to be  A Little Bit Of Everything...and I hated it. The catch was, I couldn't come up with anything better, so the title stuck. About nine-ish months ago, I changed it to something a little more fitting: Of Course I Hear Voices, I Own Parrots.



I'm always running and doing something these days, and I'm sure I appear crazy.I have been known to talk to myself.The good news is the only voices I hear come from my pets: my parrots






They talk. They even talk back. My flock is a shy bunch, and they typically do not talk in front of strangers, but occasionally Popcorn and Batty  will oblige. I had one cockatiel that said "hello" every time I opened my old flip phone. Actually, he would get agitated when I would get a text and not say hello. I think it is fitting.



Midterms...ugh

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This is what midterms has done to my desk. This week is insane. I will probably make someone cry by the end of the week...but it is an unfortunate reality.Next week will be better, and we will have enough staff to get caught up.