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Book Reports

Wednesday, November 02, 2011      4 comments

Grading students' book reports which I gave 5 weeks to do including reading a fiction book of their choice. Major grade, BUT... Why did SO many decide it wasn't important enough to complete and turn in? Called at least 30-35 parents...tir... Read more

Lying Down, Standing up, Lying Down...

Saturday, October 22, 2011      4 comments

Well, as many of you who know me or read my blogs, you know how it feels for me to relax (forced of course). I had a procedure yesterday, outpatient surgery, which caused me to have to relax. Usually, I'd be cleaning, working out, posti... Read more

Walking, Running, Detailing, & Hair

Saturday, October 15, 2011      6 comments

Awake at 7. 7:25 - power walked/jogged 8:40- done 8:40-8:45 stretched 8:45- shopped for necessities 10 laundry; fold clothes 10:30 make fruit smoothies....ahhh! 12-2 hand wash/detailed car- yes, it took 2 hours...every nook and cr... Read more

Walking For a Cause...Alzheimer's

Saturday, October 08, 2011      6 comments

emoticonFelt tired, but I knew I had to assure my youngest daughter got to volunteer for NJHS Alheimer's Walk. I... Read more

Taking Over...feeling responsible & embracing the need

Thursday, October 06, 2011      5 comments

At first, I thought..."Do I always have to be responsible and defend my right as an educator to be given TIME to teach?" Reality- Nope! So I have decided to embrace the confidence my principal has in me and have a Nike attitude, "Just... Read more

Resurrection is coming to your house...today's message.

Sunday, September 25, 2011      2 comments

Today the scripture reading came from John 11:1-28. I prayed to receive today's message with an humble, receptive heart and mind. Needless to say, I needed to get this word. "delayed doesn't mean denied" Oh how this stands out and re... Read more

R-e-s-t...

Wednesday, September 21, 2011      3 comments

Lying on a soft, cotton-filled cloud of sweet comfort. My eyes slowly follow the sandman's lullaby as he takes my mind into sudden oblivion. I hear sounds of calming, tingling mystical notes of angel's harps. Feels like heaven... ... Read more

Making it all Matter

Tuesday, September 20, 2011      3 comments

Thrudging through each work day with hope that my students will be successful on a new state assessment has me on edge. I'm blessed to be employed nevertheless. Sometimes I do wonder why higher ups expect single-handed miracles in a bottle in 2 ... Read more

Busy Body...Naughty! Naughty!

Friday, September 09, 2011      7 comments

Here goes... I did 20...yes 20 minutes of recorded fitness this week. (Head shaking moment of diappointment in self) Between work, personal life, and mommy tasks, I have slipped down a slippery slope of ...NOT WORKING OUT! SOooooo... Read more

The Power of Prayer

Thursday, August 25, 2011      7 comments

Feeling at peace today since I talked and prayed to God. Now I can face the day with certainty and build positivity in my students. emoticonRead more

Imagine Me...

Saturday, August 20, 2011      6 comments

Seeing myself with little confidence, hope, or the will to live. No. I wasn't overweight then. Didn't have the willpower to speak out for myself. I wasn't allowed to...think, hope, dream, or vision myself not being the one to go beyo... Read more

Prepared?

Sunday, August 14, 2011      4 comments

Having mixed feelings about returning to work/school emoticonsince a few colleagues were "forced" into quitting or ... Read more

Saving Sample

Wednesday, August 03, 2011      5 comments

Yesterday while driving to Austin...106 degree weather I might add...I stopped at a Kroger to powder my nose. As I was leaving the store, I decided to appeal to my sweet tooth. I craved a cupcake or piece of cake - either would do, but I couldn'... Read more

A Word for August- Proverbs 15:7

Sunday, July 31, 2011      6 comments

Proverbs 15:7- The lips of the wise disperse knowledge:but the heart of the foolish doeth not so. My translation ~Wise people have knowledge to impart, but those who have a foolish heart do not impart knowledge. I chose to impart kno... Read more

Family Values

Monday, July 25, 2011      5 comments

I am blessed to have such a large, friendly (and good-looking) family. This past weekend was filled with family, fun, and (you guessed it), FOOD! Saturday's picnic was a BBQ dinner at the park and games to boot...the gala later that evening... Read more


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