My journey to shoot for the moon.

Archive for August, 2012

Short Update

Things have been crazy. School is exhausting. I LOVE what I’m doing; The first two weeks have been filled with schedule changes and problems. I’ve also started to get to know some amazing kids. It is wonderful how quickly my students are getting into the routine! I will be posting more in the next week or so, but I wanted everyone to know that things were going well…


Book Review – The Crucible by Arthur Miller

This is one of the books that I am considering teaching to my sophomores. I hadn’t read it before and struggled to get through the Introduction.  Too bad I didn’t skip it or read it last. (more…)

The First Day of School – 2012

By the time you are reading this post, I’ll be getting ready for my first day of school.  However, I am writing this the day before the first day of school… (more…)

Things Aren’t As Good As I Hoped

Those of you who know me, know that I am generally a positive person.  I do a pretty good job of dealing with what life has given me.  I have my moments:  my pity party moments and the poor me moments.  Then I pick myself up and keep moving along. (more…)

Random Act of Kindness

Random acts of kindness are a little way to give back.  Recently, Michael and I went for Frozen Yogurt.  I have a Wolverine Card (a discount card I purchased from the High School Cheerleaders) that gets us 1/2 off. (more…)

My Classroom

It is hard for me to believe that I’m headed back to school already.  It seems like summer flew by!  It wasn’t that long ago that I was moving everything into my classroom (January) and then packing it all up so they could install the new carpet (May). (more…)

David’s Camp Solo

For the last several years David has attended summer camp run by two former theater teachers (Be A Star Colorado).  Andrea and Helen are amazing teachers and David loves going to their camp.  Last summer they produced Oz (which I apparently didn’t blog about) and David was a Munchkin.  The other years they have done compilations of different Broadway Musicals and that is what they did this year. (more…)

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