8/23/2013

Friday Frags

Half-Past Kissin' Time

~  Another week closer to Fall Break!  (That's 6 more weeks, but who's counting?)

~  I was at school yesterday for 12 hours.  I got there a little before 7:00 a.m., and we had Open House so I didn't leave until 7:20 p.m.  It was a busy day!

~  We have a new principal at that school, and he's doing a GREAT job!  When the superintendent introduced him to us as our new principal, my thought was, "Oh my gosh!  He looks like he's YS' age!"  He's probably about 5 or 6 years older than YS, but it really made me feel old.

~  High school football starts tonight.  It's pretty weird to not have to go to the games unless we want to.

~  I spent 2 hours in the clinic on Wednesday because I was feeling like crap, and YS tested positive for strep on Sunday.  I was sure it was strep, but the dr. said it was just the beginning of a bad head/chest cold.  I actually felt much better yesterday.  I don't remember ever getting a cold this early in the school year.  Time to get out the Lysol wipes and the Anywhere spray!

~  This is pretty short, but all I've been doing is working and trying to get my act together for work.  I've been real spoiled the past few years with a pretty light caseload, but having a special ed preschool in one of my schools is changing all of that!

~  Looks like a camping weekend is in order!

14 comments:

  1. That is a LONG day! I'm exhausted just thinking about it! Abby has been sick with a bad head cold for the past 4 days. She said that "everybody" at her school of over 3,000 students has the same thing. Seems to happen at the start of every school year. Feel better soon!

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  2. Glad to hear that you've got a camping trip coming up this weekend ... you deserve one after such a busy week. Hope you're feeling well enough to really enjoy it!

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  3. I could be wrong, but it sounds to me that we have a similarity in that we do love our jobs, but still count our days until weekend/breaks.

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  4. Hope you have a great school year. Although I really enjoy my work in communications, when I hear people talking about the start of a new school year, I really miss being in the classroom. Imagine that--after being in another job for almost 15 years!

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  5. You sound like me- I often have a full plate...an overflowing-on-the-floor-plate is more like it!

    Good to meet you- I'll be back around :)
    Tracy

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  6. Sounds like your school year is off to a good (and busy) start!

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  7. A special needs preschool will definitely up your caseload - and your need for Lysol wipes :). I washed my hands so often when I taught Pre-K that I had lotion everywhere - my desk, my purse, my car, every room in the house.

    Hope all continues to go well with the new school year!

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  8. It seems like a lot of people are getting sick early this year. I had surgery a few weeks ago and have an infection that feels like the flu... ugghh.. I hope you feel better!

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  9. Hoping you feel better soon! I bet the football game situation is strange. I recently saw my sister Mary who just dropped her last child off at college. The kids' bedrooms look so care and empty. She's feeling the "loss".

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  10. I hope you and YS are feeling better. Strep is yuck, yuck, yucky! I'm sure that 12 hour days don't help.
    Enjoy your Friday evenings with or without football.
    Happy FF!
    :-)
    Traci

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  11. You make me reminisce about the days I went back to school in the Fall when I was teaching. There is much I missabout teaching but going back in early August IS NOT one of them.

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  12. After a day like that, you can have a short post ;-) I am really glad you like the new principal. I hope you enjoy the weeks till break!

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  13. Only 6 weeks! You got this!!
    laura@imnotatrophywife.com

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  14. I do wish that you and I could have a cup of coffee together; we have so much in common!

    My caseload has increased by 1/3 this year. However, after last year's group, I'm sure this year will feel like a cakewalk! Dropped Kendall off last night, and today is my first day back at school; I'm sure work will provide a nice distraction.

    Have a great year!!

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