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Sunday, April 29, 2012

Teaching on Thursday afternoon was a challenge. It was scary, exciting and scary! Mostly scary! But I did it!!! The kids were 4th graders--a sweet bunch. That is probably what I enjoyed the most--interacting with the kids. I thoroughly messed up teaching them how to convert decimals to fractions and vice versa. I can do it but I think I did it the wrong way. Hopefully their real teacher can get them straightened out!

We left Friday morning for Springfield MO and have been here for the last two days. Friday afternoon I got in the hot tub. It was HOT! But I got in--plus this year I was brave enough to take off my long sleeved and to the knees cover-up and actually get in.

Yesterday we went to Wilson's Creek Civil War battlefield site--we probably walked two miles which was good for me cause I'm eating too much I fear. I try to be as careful as possible and never clean my plate.

Went back in the hot tub this morning while hubby was bowling and now it's off to Branson!

P.S. first blog I ever wrote on my phone. Steve Jobs really did put the world in our pockets!
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SHERMOR13 5/18/2012 7:51PM

    Thanks for sharing - I've been to Springfield, Mo many times - I have close friends there. Glad you enjoyed yourself AND took the plunge to take off your cover up!!!

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SPARKLISE 5/2/2012 4:03PM

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CANNIE50 4/30/2012 8:21PM

    4th graders - yay! That grade seems like such a good starting point for you, kids that age are often quite sweet. WOO HOO FOR YOU on the hot tub. I am so proud of you. YAY!

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BOVEY63 4/30/2012 5:47PM

    A bunch of fourth graders would scare the heck out of me!
Hope you have a wonderful week!

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OLDERDANDRT 4/30/2012 2:33PM

    Sounds like a great time!! Bet you look pretty good in a bathing suit now, huh? I guess you got used to the hot tub since you got in a second time!!! hehe Way to go!! Have a wonderful time!!

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GEEKYGRANDMOMMY 4/30/2012 8:30AM

    Way to go Teacher.

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DOODIE59 4/29/2012 10:20PM

    I'm glad the kids were well behaved for you -- you can look forward to your next day of substitute teaching:) And you'll figure out the fractions/decimals thing;)
Deirdre

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TEMPEST272002 4/29/2012 8:57PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon Congratulations on realizing your dream of being a teacher! You Rock!

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KERRYG155 4/29/2012 5:36PM

    Glad you're having a good time. I can understand messing up those fractions dealing with my grandkids and their homework!

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DUXGRL1 4/29/2012 2:38PM

    Sounds like a great few days. LOVE hot tubs! Glad that you got to teach!

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