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Just another cover letter…

I found this on a jump drive I found in a jewelry box I found in the closet in the house that Jack built where I live.

It just goes to show how much I’ve changed in my love of cover-letter-writing in the last four years.  Or ever.

Dear Ms. B—,

Cover letters *edited to save your precious eyes*.   Save yourself some time and read my resume.  It has all the information you need, and this just ends up being repetitive.  But if you insist. . .

It would be fun to help open a new museum.

I like to teach people.

I am good at writing lesson plans.

I have dealt with a variety of people via my teaching experiences, from first grade to seventh eighth grade students, parents (both disgruntled and otherwise), colleagues, and supervisors with a wide array of administrative styles.*

I like museums.  Especially the kind with bones.  You don’t have bones at your museum, but that’s cool; I’ll work for you anyways.

I am a good writer, despite what you may see in this letter.

I have a degree in education, as well as a current VA teaching license.

I have lots of leadership experience.

I have taught other adults in a volunteer capacity.

I like doing volunteer work and would like to find a job that allows me to help others expand their volunteer experiences.*

Love and kisses,

These, I believe are what I started with, and if tweaked slightly, would be somewhere near the neighborhood of acceptable.  See, I did have good intentions when I wrote this.



These are a few of my favorite things

Day 34 – a picture of your favorite morning.

Coffee.  Fresh baked breakfast muffin/pastry/other variety of deliciousness.  This happens to be a coffee-cake muffin. Only thing missing here is some solid reading material.


Day 33 – a picture of somewhere you went today

Jerusalem?  Only if I finally mastered apparition.

Today is Friday, and it is Lent, and I had the evening off, so I went to the Stations of the Cross.

The Stations of the Cross are pretty much the Church’s version of a “stay-cation.”  They came about because traveling to the Holy Land wasn’t always an option for your everyday laity.  The Stations provided people with a way to make a Lenten pilgrimage within their own churches.  They’re beautiful and mournful and aerobic and humbling and wholly Catholic.  Even though all that is required for the Stations is 14 small wooden crosses on the wall, they encompass so much. 

We adore you, o Christ, and we praise you, because by your holy cross, you have redeemed the world.


Just remember

Day 32 – a picture of your favorite quote

Oh my yummy

Day goodness am I behind 31 – a picture of food I made.

The saddest thing about my recent slack in the blogosphere (did I really just use that word?!) is that I actually have a relative plethora of food pictures.  So here it is:

homemade bread


Day 30 – a picture of somebody you miss

I stole this picture from my grandma’s facebook, because I don’t have any good pictures of my grandfather on the computer.  (Thanks, Grandma!)

Anyways, Granddad is that lucky sailor between the ladies.

I miss him so very much.

And I have to live with a boy!

Day 29 – a picture that can always make you smile

It was the end of an era.  What more can be said?