The Tales.

We Are Going On A Cruise

By Adrian Wood / February 24, 2021

My name is Amos.  These people are rushing around like crazy. Evidently, we are going on a cruise. No one asked me. My mother says I’m like a cat. I’m…

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THAT Family

By Adrian Wood / February 24, 2021

In the airport today, we were THAT family, the one with the parcel of children, three well-behaved and one not. He put on quite a show, wreaked havoc at the…

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Dear Berkeley County Schools,

By Adrian Wood / February 24, 2021

Are you surprised to hear from me? Though I’ve been banned for days on Facebook and Instagram, today you blocked me on Twitter. My account is @PHDdebutante. I’m guessing you…

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The Good ‘Ole Boys of West Virginia

By Adrian Wood / February 24, 2021

Berkeley County has the makings of a scandalous novel- filled with lies, affairs, nepotism and coverup, but it’s not a made-up story. In September of 2018, Eagle School teacher aide…

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When do you find time to write?

By Adrian Wood / February 24, 2021

I am sneaky. Sometimes I get up early and sometimes I stay up late. I also have a few days a week blocked off to write and organize my submissions.…

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My Name Is Amos

By Adrian Wood / February 24, 2021

These people never cease to amaze me. I am out of school one day and we are on the boat. I said, “swing,” but no one cared. Daddy said that…

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Are you on Pinterest?

By Adrian Wood / February 24, 2021

Yes, here’s a link to my profile! You can also find me on Facebook, Pinterest and my new favorite social , Instagram! Sign up today to receive new post notifcations.…

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Heartbreak

By Adrian Wood / February 24, 2021

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary defines heartbreak as crushing grief, anguish, or distress. It is a word not to be tossed around half heartedly; it is a powerful description of the one who…

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When My Daughter Asked Me Who Taught Her How to Talk

By Adrian Wood / August 15, 2020

My 6-year-old asked, “Who taught me to talk?”. It was asked with such seriousness that I felt confused with what seemed to be a silly question. My daughter was asking…

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Conclusion of Education Series

By Adrian Wood / February 16, 2020

Thank you for following along my education series, twelve stories surrounding our schools today. Education quite has my heart and with four children in public school, the youngest with special…

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