Monthly Archives: January 2011

First lesson taught…

Today I taught my first lesson as a student teacher. It went well, although I found out afterward that my voice is too quiet to be heard very well at the back of the classroom, so I need to speak … Continue reading

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How a Photo Shoot Changed My Life

Ok – a bit melodramatic, I know.  But I believe this.  Truly I do. It all started with doing scary things. I was having a midlife retrospective (sorry- I don’t do crises).  I was connecting with old friends on Facebook.  … Continue reading

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Multisport Expo

I went to a “multisport expo” with my biking friend Suzanne and her boyfriend Dave yesterday. It was primarily for triathlons or any of the three sports associated with triathlons. I don’t run, and I don’t swim distance, but I … Continue reading

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Skiing Photos! (Plus the beginning of student teaching)

I said I would post photos on Monday. Better late than never… Riveredge is a beautiful place, no matter what the season. I just finished day three of student teaching. Suffice it to say that the early mornings have gotten … Continue reading

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I am really here.

I have soooo much to write, but I have been too busy and lazy lately. I was thinking all day about how I wanted to post today, but first I had to put up a new photo album on Facebook. … Continue reading

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(mis)Adventures in skiing

This afternoon was the big Packer game, which my boys wanted to watch. I am not a fan of football: my standard statement when someone wonders why I didn’t watch a game is, “Well, it’s probably possible to care less, … Continue reading

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The checklist

All final assignments completed and handed in – check! Portfolio complete and turned in for evaluation – check! Trip to grocery store for milk – check! Lunches made for the kids so I can sleep past 6AM tomorrow – check! … Continue reading

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Procrastination

I have known for several months that my second teaching portfolio is due this Wednesday. I hadn’t done anything new with it until a couple of days ago. Nothing like leaving it until the last minute. I now have to … Continue reading

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The most awesome song lyrics (in my opinion)

I listen closely to lyrics in songs, and definitely have my favorites. I don’t even have to particularly like the song, but I usually end up liking it because I like the lyrics. Some are sweet and romantic, others are … Continue reading

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LAST CLASS!!!!!

Maybe the all caps is extreme, but I don’t think so. I just (as in just this evening) finished my last class before student teaching. Wooohooo! I have had enough of education classes for awhile! Many teachers will tell you … Continue reading

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