…a few thoughts on remembering…

So, I’ve seen lots of posts lately saying that for teachers, it feels like May has like 100 days. Well, I thought that was a cute statement around mid-May, but now, I think it’s quite accurate. We finished up round two of testing today, and I’m so thankful we’re on the homestretch, but I tell ya, this teacher is T—I–R–E–D. Big time. That fatigue comes out in little ways. Like I have forgotten my phone a couple times as I’veRead more

a few thoughts on remembering…

    I’m so glad we  have a day to remember …not just the fallen soldiers…but the ones who remember them everyday, all year long, for a lifetime… This past April, I was driving home from the beach and had to stop when I saw this little cemetery. There were flags everywhere…. …and it was pretty cool that “Smith” was the most common name on the tombstones. Lots of “John Smiths” who have given their lives for our country. AmRead more

t i m e w e l l s p e n t

So, I don’t know if any of you have noticed, but I’ve been blogging a bit (LOT) more than usual. The reason?  A blissful three week break. Yep three whole weeks. Teaching year round school has its advantages for sure. But it’s Sunday night, actually, Monday morning (12:03) a.m. and I’m sitting here kind of wired-tired.(Just got back from picking up Tan in SC)  I can usually drink coffee late at night, but it wasn’t a good idea tonight asRead more