Saturday, September 23, 2017
Friday, September 22, 2017
Monday, September 18, 2017
|That's me on the left - Holy Childhood High School (late 1980's)|
After the battle, the reward.
My father-in-law (FIL) calls them memory gems. They are the lines you heard in school. Little nuggets of wisdom you learned when you were too young, only they didn't quite make sense, until now, in adulthood. Memory gems...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
When I was in high school, in Jamaica, my parents drove a teeny, tiny, bright yellow, Mini Cooper. At the time, I was really embarrassed to climb out (literally!) of that thing. These days, though, I have a new appreciation for my past and childhood...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Sometimes I wish I could capture and bottle the feelings I have during the first few months of school. I'm super happy, patient and optimistic about the school year. That's how I'm feeling these days. I'm able to deal with negative behaviors quickly, some small things I may even choose to ignore, and I focus on the positives and keep things moving. But inevitably, during the course of the year, when kids and teachers get a bit weary, emotions can get the best of us...
Friday, September 8, 2017
Monday, September 4, 2017
The BFSF and I are doing a book study. She lives all the way in New Jersey, so we're doing this by phone. We haven't been talking a lot lately because life gets in the way, so when she discovered I was reading this book (she had read it before and wanted to revisit it), we decided to do it together...
Friday, August 25, 2017
Saturday, August 19, 2017
Monday, July 31, 2017
Gwinnett county teachers returned to school today, bright and early, after having two glorious months off from work. A week before kids come back, teachers come together to plan...or rather...attend meeting after meeting. Don't believe me? Here's exactly how this first day went...