Category Archive: slice of life

Slice of Life Story: Spewing Sink

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I pumped the soap bottle and felt the dollop of soap fall onto my fingertips. I rubbed my hands together and got ready for the lather to be washed away. However, when I… Continue reading

ruth: slice of life: welcome home.

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“Hiiiiiiiiiiaaaahhh!  Moooooommmmmmmm!”  The little voice greeted me as I opened the front door after work today.  (I just wish I could get the Doppler Effect to come out in my writing!)  The 27 pound… Continue reading

Slice of Life Story: Close Call

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Mr. Quirk, my high school driving instructor, told me that many accidents happen in parking lots since people aren’t paying attention. For that reason, I’ve always been sure to be extra-alert whenever I… Continue reading

Slice of Life Story: Rain, Rain, Go Away

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It was hard to fall asleep last night since the rain kept tap-tap-tapping on the ledge outside my window. I woke up this morning to the same persistent tapping. Unable to fall back… Continue reading

Slice of Life Story: Pancakes for Breakfast

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When I transferred the pancake mix into an airtight container last month, I forgot to cut out the directions from the side of the box before I threw out the box. Oops! This… Continue reading

Slice of Life Writing

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One of my students and her mom spent some time with me after school yesterday afternoon. (Yep, made it through the day even though I was sick!) She claimed that she had nothing… Continue reading

WN Entry: I only needed to buy…

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What did I buy???!!!??? Originally uploaded by teachergal This was the list I had before I went to Whole Foods this afternoon: iced tea, cotton squares, dinner for tonight, veggies, lunch for tomorrow,… Continue reading