Battle Zone

Battle Zone

“That’s the ninth year in a row we’ve lost. Next year will be different!” a German soldier told us as he strode to his tent following the Battle of the Depot in Waxahachie, TX.

That’s the kind of spirit I admire. Even though he knows he’s going to lose (he’s a German soldier, after all, re-enacting a WWII battle on Veterans’ Day weekend in a small American town), he looks forward to next year’s battle against the Allies.

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Like most people, I hate filling out profile pages. Who am I? Well, I’m a wife, teacher, daughter, and friend. I’m also an intellectual, an introvert, a night owl, and a bookworm. I work with struggling readers and overachievers, ages 11 to 15. I take care of students, a cat, two rabbits, friends, and my husband. I enjoy geocaching, reading, volksmarching, gardening, crocheting for charity, lecturing, science fiction, learning, and teaching. My favorite colors are blue, green, and purple. I am judgmental, dyslexic, sweet, overweight, graying, short, generous, loving, supportive, and chronically early to meetings. I’m afraid of snakes, putting my head underwater, heights, depths, and failure.

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