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Posts Made By: LuvsPixieDust
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-04-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By LuvsPixieDust
yum

Those look great!! Thanks for sharing.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-02-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 18
 
Posted By LuvsPixieDust
I like the idea of a party!!!

Of course with only my household, but that is a fun idea. We are so excited. My college-age kids have been singing the soundtrack for years. My DD saw it on stage in Chicago and the whole family...
Board: Retired Teachers 06-28-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By LuvsPixieDust
This was tough for me!

I retired in May. When I was able to get in my room, I hauled most everything to the dumpster. I brought home a few items and 1 unit of study. My entire department is moving across town to another...
Board: Retired Teachers 06-15-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By LuvsPixieDust
I had shingles in Feb. Awful

I had shingles in Feb. behind my ear and down my neck. It was painful. The nerve pain in my neck lasted a few weeks. If I pressed a finger on my neck the pain went away, so I taught school holding...
Board: Retired Teachers 06-15-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 20
 
Posted By LuvsPixieDust
Congratulations!!!

My DH and I retired recently. He worked at the university and now is a sales rep. I will be looking for a part-time job soon. We are both 49. I hope the right job finds me. Right now I am not...
Board: Retired Teachers 06-15-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By LuvsPixieDust
Congratulations!!!

I love that you were voluntold to be on a task force even though you are retiring!! Over the next few weeks, you will think of things you won't miss.

I won't miss drive-by observations, calling...
Board: Retired Teachers 06-15-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By LuvsPixieDust
Congratulations!!!

I retired in May. It was an odd way to end teaching. Unfulfilled is a good way to describe how the past couple of years felt.

I felt a twinge this weekend when a parent of an upcoming 6th grader...
Board: Retired Teachers 06-15-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 20
 
Posted By LuvsPixieDust
Congratulations!!!

This is a fun club!!
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-06-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By LuvsPixieDust
Ms

Catfish, Barbeque joints, and plate lunch type places are most popular in North MS. Crawfish and seafood are also, popular, but more so closer to the coast.

Crawfish food trailers do really well...
Board: Retired Teachers 06-03-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 28
 
Posted By LuvsPixieDust
Mayberry, kinda

I live in North Central MS in a college town. I am about 70 miles south of Memphis. I have lived in this town my entire life. It's a town of about 20,000 with about 20,000 college students. Life is...
Board: Retired Teachers 06-03-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 26
 
Posted By LuvsPixieDust
Yay!!!

Congratulations!!!
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-02-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 26
 
Posted By LuvsPixieDust
Rogue and Equinox in my family

We have a 2020 Nissan Rogue and my DD has a 2018 Chevy Equinox. We love both. I traded in my Buick Enclave for the Rogue and honestly, the only things I miss are the V6 engine and the 3rd row...
Board: Retired Teachers 05-31-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By LuvsPixieDust
mom23kids

I recently retired at age 49 with 28.5 years of service. 25 years is the amount that qualifies for benefits. I have an aggressive autoimmune condition that has caused kidney disease. Although I...
Board: Retired Teachers 05-29-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By LuvsPixieDust
Congratulations!!!

I have been retired a week and so far, I love it. We are gonna have fun with this group!!
Board: Retired Teachers 05-25-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 24
 
Posted By LuvsPixieDust
broomrider

I still don't feel retired. School is still at the forefront of my mind as if planning for another year.

I deleted my school email from my phone today. The account was cut off the next morning...
Board: Retired Teachers 05-24-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By LuvsPixieDust
Jigsaw puzzle teambuilder

My favorite activity was a teambuilder using mixed up jigsaw pieces. The only rules were not to talk and not to hurt anyone. Each group was given a children's jigsaw puzzle. While students were not...
Board: Retired Teachers 05-24-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 24
 
Posted By LuvsPixieDust
Thanks!!

Thanks for the good wishes!
Board: Retired Teachers 05-23-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 24
 
Posted By LuvsPixieDust
Woo Hoo for me too!

I retired yesterday after 28 years!! I can't believe I am finally in this club with y'all!! The past few weeks were bittersweet and strange. Honestly, I am glad I did not have all the "lasts"...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-23-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
 
Posted By LuvsPixieDust
One of my best decisions!

I had one in late July 2018. My quality of life improved dramatically over the course of the year.

I was in surgery around 8:00 and on my way home by noon. I recommend taking Colace or some...
Board: Retired Teachers 05-22-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 31
 
Posted By LuvsPixieDust
Yay!!!

Congratulations!! Today is my last day, too! I turned in my tech devices and ID today. After I clock out at 4, I am FREE!!!!
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-19-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 37
 
Posted By LuvsPixieDust
My favorites

Earl of Sandwich is my absolute favorite, but I can only get it at Disney Springs. I love the the Holiday Sandwich and the Ham and Swiss. There are a few Earls around the country, but this is the...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-18-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By LuvsPixieDust
Oh good!

It was so silly, but I enjoyed it. Thanks for posting that it's on Netflix.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-17-2020, 06:02 AM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By LuvsPixieDust
Yes!! Love them!

They did a free concert in my hometown, a college town, back in the late 80's. I was in high school. It was awesome. I just about wore out the cassette!
Board: Retired Teachers 05-13-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By LuvsPixieDust
Update

My principal is planning a drive by parade next week for the coworkers to wish the 4 of us retirees well. I think it is a very sweet gesture.
Board: Retired Teachers 05-12-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By LuvsPixieDust
I did not want the attention.

I am retiring this year, also. I was relieved that the district retirement ceremony was cancelled. I just don't want the attention. The district did post a video presentation on Facebook about the...



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