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So be it!
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      1 comments

Okay, it has been a long day and I am wondering what I accomplished. By the way I am feeling, I can guarantee that it must have been quite the day because I must have been interrupted about 1000 times with phone calls and the like while trying t... Read more
Day 1 Done!
Tuesday, September 18, 2012      0 comments

It was a great day seeing my returning students and meeting the new ones. It was a great thing. We got a lot of things done and made sure everyone felt welcome. It was wonderful!... Read more
And the countdown begins!
Sunday, September 16, 2012      2 comments

Tomorrow we have students (many of whom are homeless) and I really cannot wait to see the kids I had last year and meet my new ones. I already have everything as prepared as I can get it. I am so excited! ... Read more
Gathering Energy
Sunday, September 16, 2012      1 comments

Time to prepare myself for the slaying of a few dragons next week. My classroom is just about ready, my lessons are prepared, and I am gathering strength to meet the needs of my kids despite the efforts of those who would keep them from being su... Read more
Almost Ready
Friday, September 14, 2012      1 comments

After a week of conferences, student intake, apprising the teachers of all my students' needs, and preparing a years worth of goal logs to track data for 2 of my 3 students at my second site, I am just about finished and ready for my kiddos on M... Read more
Pot Luck Temptations
Thursday, September 13, 2012      2 comments

Tomorrow our staff is having a pot luck, the first one of the year. Since I am gluten free and, of course, working my SparkPeople program, I am going to have to be very selective with how I choose to eat at the event. I know there will be 1 othe... Read more
Deep In Thought and Prayer
Tuesday, September 11, 2012      0 comments

It was a very introspective day as I fought the urge to delay what I was doing and spend time watching the memorials of the anniversary of 9/11. So many lives were lost, families torn apart, and our world forever changed by the callous acts of c... Read more
Make efforts to stay on track!
Monday, September 10, 2012      2 comments

This has been an eye-opening day. I have figured out that I have a propensity to short-change myself during the day and then having to pack the last of the nutrients I need to meet my minimums later in the evening before I go to bed (Not that h... Read more
Being there!
Sunday, September 09, 2012      1 comments

Today I have many things for which I am grateful. I Was on track, made good choices, and got my exercise in. Praying for another good day tomorrow!... Read more
An Afternoon at the YMCA
Saturday, September 08, 2012      1 comments

I was allowed a very pleasant experience this afternoon. I am not normally a "wear a bathing suit in a public place" kind of person, but I took a real chance by going to the YMCA in the next town over with a friend and her sons. We went, in part... Read more
Help! The Paper Monster Caught Me!
Thursday, September 06, 2012      4 comments

Jeepers! I walked into my classroom this morning and the Paper Fairy barfed on my desk! Really??? What reports? They were due when?!?!?! You have to be kidding me! Okay, reality has set in. Not only am I back to work, but I am already so fa... Read more
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      0 comments

Very long, busy day. Got busloads done, and it was great to see the kids, but I am really tired. Going to call it a night early. Sleep well, all!... Read more
Pre-First Day Jitters
Monday, September 03, 2012      0 comments

I know this sounds a bit on the nutsy side, but I think teachers get just as excited as students do just before the first day of school. Every year, I work diligently to get my classroom ready for students for the first day, and have usually pre... Read more
More boxes than???
Sunday, September 02, 2012      2 comments

I believe teachers are born pack-rats. As I worked may way through part of my personal file cabinet (which sits in my classroom as I do not trust the cheap cabinets that are purchased for schools), I found a plethora of of things I have not used... Read more
Saturday, September 01, 2012      0 comments

The first day of school is fast approaching and, little-by-little, my classroom is starting to take shape. I just want to make sure the room meets the needs of my students as well as being accommodating to my new habits and choices. I am slowly ... Read more

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