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This, That, and the Other.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

I've been away for a bit. We had 2 deaths in the family in the same week. An aunt on one side of the family and an uncle on the other. These were 2 of my many aunts and uncles I knew the best. They were actually the final 2 of all of my aunts and uncles. (Most of their spouses are still alive.) So sad for their families. We were prepared for one death but the other was a shock.

I also planned and implemented 2 field trips. That takes a lot of work. They were fun but exhausting. One to the Wildlife World Zoo and one to the Phoenix Children's Museum.

We had our annual jog-a-thon and Field Day so I was moving a lot on those days.
In one week alone we had a field trip, a local newschannel landed their helicopter at our school, we had a water conservation puppet show, and something else I can't think of right off hand.

One Sat. I went to a morning Lenten "retreat" which was a great way to start my Lent off right. It was about Lazarus from the book of John. I felt a real sense of community as we shared our experiences and perceptions. It's times like this that help me on my spiritual journey.

We had a big teacher in-service. Did a lot of walking there. A lot of sitting, too, of course. Ha ha.

I went to a class on learning about the new Roman Missal of which the implementation of will begin the end of November of this year. I'm glad I'm learning about this now so I can prepare myself.

Over the weekend I listened to half of cd #6 from The End of Overeating by Dr. Kessler. I also exercised Fri., Sat., and Sun. Not much but at least I did it.

I started tracking my food again. I know that is the only way I will be successful.

I'm taking my first webinar class this week. I've never done this before. Hope I sign on correctly.

From now until the end of the year it will be hectic. Especially May. I don't know how we survive May. I don't know when I'll have time to get on but I'll stop in when I can.

They are supposed to start putting a new roof on my house today. It rained yesterday so I'll see when I get home if they were able to start today. I can not wait until that is over with.

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  • IAM_HIS2
    You have been very busy...but everything has been a blessing for you. Thanks you for sharing this blog with us. It was a blessing for me. emoticon emoticon emoticon
    2587 days ago
    You are soooo busy. When do you get a break?
    2590 days ago
    Prayers for your families. It's never easy to say goodbye to our loved ones.

    The Lenten retreat sounds wonderful!! I'm going to a Catholic Womens Conference in April and I CANNOT wait!!!! It will be my first one and I can't tell you how excited I am!!
    2590 days ago
    First, you have my sympathy on the deaths of your aunt and uncle. I am so sorry to hear that. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
    You sure have been busy with school. Good teachers are blessings!
    How great that you got a Lenten retreat in. I hope you are having a good Lent.
    I haven't heard much about the new Roman Missal. I need to research that more.
    Hope your webinar class goes well.
    Also, hope your roof project goes quickly and without any problems.
    2591 days ago
    WOW you have been SO BUSY!

    I am very sorry about your families' losses!

    Sounds like you are making some progress on your journey! You are getting lots of exercise!

    Glad you updated me.... Keep in touch!

    2591 days ago
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