Author Archives: Barb Knowles

About Barb Knowles

The things that are important to me are family, friends, teaching, writing, languages and using my sense of humor to navigate this crazy world. Please join me on this blogging adventure...

My Problem With My Echo

I received an Amazon Echo as a gift from one of my kids a couple of years ago. I stared at it blankly and my son said “You don’t know what it is.” He was right. I had no clue what … Continue reading

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The Freshmen Are Coming!

THE FRESHMEN ARE COMING!  THE FRESHMEN ARE COMING! EVERYONE TO GET FROM STREETS!   Anyone out there who still remembers this movie?  The Russians are Coming, 1966  

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School Supplies from Hell

Originally posted on saneteachers:
Feeding frenzy on the Serengeti? No. Back to School Sale at Staples.When a kid is going into 4th grade, there is no reason to have 2 FULL PAGES OF SCHOOL SUPPLIES NEEDED. List:  crayons, markers or…

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Enough Is Enough

Really?  My car has apparently now become a bee’s nest. FYI – it isn’t the greatest photo because I was freaking out a little and wanted to make sure that these two (and the others flying around them) were definitely … Continue reading

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Here We Go Again

What is going on with my windshield? Have I turned into an insect Über driver?  

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What’s Up With Profile Pics?

Even on WordPress/Gravatar I worry about my profile pic.  I started out as a duck. That’s not exactly true.  I have always been a human.  But I started out with a profile pic of a duck, thinking that my blog … Continue reading

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The World Is Divided Into Two

Sometimes, when I’m driving my husband crazy, I think the world is divided into two halves.  Those who have ADHD and those who live with those wild, crazy and fun-loving people who don’t.  You can tell which half I belong … Continue reading

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A Twist On My Car Adventures

This is a good news/bad news post.   Good News:  My car hasn’t been hit in at least two weeks.     Bad News:  Now it’s being eaten.  

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3 Year Anniversary

No deep thoughts or reflections here.  I just want to thank you for taking the time to read my blog, and WordPress for giving me the platform in which to write my blog. I love writing, I love reading, and … Continue reading

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Saneteachers Got Talent feat. Swahoogie

Recently I had the wonderful opportunity to sit with Thomas “Zeke” Krouskoff,  the founder and songwriter of the rock band Swahoogie.  Swahoogie is a local band in the New York City area and performs live as well as in the … Continue reading

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