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...
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
Awake at 7.
7:25 - power walked/jogged
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
Felt 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
At first, I thought..."Do I always have to be responsible and defend my right as an educator to be given TIME to teach?"
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.
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
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...
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Making it all Matter
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!
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
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.
Seeing myself with little confidence, hope, or the will to live.
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
Having mixed feelings about returning to work/school since a few colleagues were "forced" into quitting or ... Read more
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
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
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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