Three weeks ago, the most unbelievable disaster occurred in our area. Fifteen tornadoes tore through the area. One was an EF-4 tornado that traveled 19 miles and had a width of 0.7 miles at it’s largest point. Another one was an EF-3 that traveled 10 miles.Continue reading Trauma Informed Care/ Teaching
Actually I should say tornadoes. Yesterday was a beautiful day. High 60’s/ low 70’s, cloud cover most of the day so it was not too hot.Continue reading Memorial Day 2019 Tornado
Welcome to the writer’s workshop day. I had to chose a topic to write about. I was little torn this week between a few of them. For example, I could write a blog post inspired by the word pair or something my child has said that made me smile. The third choice was to write about my favorite musical artists from back in the day. So what did I choose?Continue reading Random Thoughts
Today was the first day back after spring break. It is also the day before our long and tedious testing period. So I took it “easy” with the students. I helped them with their review packet or I played an academic game with them.Continue reading Sometimes my students just make me just shake my head
I want my 14.5 year dog to enjoy his senior years. Once of his favorite hobbies to do is go with me when I have to take my children to various evening activities.
On Tuesday evening, I was attempting to get people out the door. Oldest had to go to Kung Fu before I dropped him at Boy Scouts. Youngest was going to Boy Scouts with Hubby. Hubby had to take potluck dishes with him. I needed to make sure he was taking all of the food.Continue reading A Spring Walk
I have had blood sugar problems off and on for 20ish years. Sometimes it will rear it’s ugly head and sometimes it’s okay.Continue reading . . .
As Phineas and Ferb say,
“There’s 104 days of summer vacation
And school comes along just to end it
So the annual problem for our generation
Is finding a good way to spend it.”
I don’t have 104 days off this summer. I have about 70 days off this summer. So, what do I want to accomplish during the summer of 2018?
- Finish decluttering my house – My aunt helped me reorganize my kitchen. I’ve also done the hall closet and am currently working on decluttering my bedroom.
- Take a class about Inclusion and the Special Education Student. I’ve already signed up for the class. It’s a self-paced class and will help me with the way my career is going. The focus is more on inclusion and less on pull out services for students who have been identified as having some sort of learning disability.
- Have my fourth EPIC adventure with Molly. She’s coming to town in 2 ½ weeks. While she is here, we have many fun adventures planned. (Click on the photo below for a link to the photos from one of the 2 adventures we had last year.)
- Read at least 5 books if not 10 books. I want to finish reading/ listening to all the Cleo Coyle’s Coffeehouse Mysteries series.
Here are the books I have left to read/ listen.
A Brew to Kill
Dead Cold Brew
- Watch all 13 seasons of Grey’s Anatomy. I just finished the third season.
- Getting a physical and other preventative care taken care of – Actually was done this week.
- Day trips around the area
Wegerzyn Metro Park
Etc . . .
- Freezer Meals for the upcoming school year
- Focus on more writing for the blog
- Sleep – lots and lots of sleep
It’s not as adventurous as last year’s summer. This year’s summer vacation will be focusing more on making sure I’m prepared for next school year. My last 2 school years have been tough.
Have a magical day,
When you think of Valentine’s Day, you think of chocolate, wine, and roses.
In honor of Valentine’s Day, I’m going to share my top 8 candies. Many of which is chocolate.
I haven’t made a bucket list for winter 2018 so I thought I should do that. Some of the bucket list has been completed.
In 2017, my word of the day was bucket list. It was definitely a bucket list type year.