5/11/2015

Weekend Wrap-Up

Another weekend gone. Another weekend closer to the end of the school year! Friday was the 2nd school carnival at which I worked. 2 very different carnivals. The first one was held all outside. I'm not sure what all they had; I worked the snowcone station, which was next to the popcorn & cotton candy stations. It was cool enough to need to wear a sweatshirt:
The second one was inside & outside. It was really warm. I punched tickets for the face painting station, so I got to spend a few few hours with a clown. Just a tad bit freaky.
That is our head custodian giving the bunny ears to 2 of the Kindergarten teachers. 

Saturday was the Scholastic Warehouse book sale:
Oh, happy day!!! I snagged a few new kids' books, and a Cooking Light Slow Cooker cookbook for myself.
CH & I ate dinner and went to the grocery store Saturday night. I started watching Murder in the First later that night. What a good show! Steven Bochco is one of the creators, so you know it's good! There are a lot of names you would recognize in the show (mainly, Taye Diggs!). It's on TNT; if you haven't seen it, it's worth watching.

Sunday, I went to Mass and then went over to the cemetery for a few minutes. Daddy said Mama would always tell him not to buy her flowers because she thought it was a waste of money. I'm pretty much the same way. All of the moms got a flower after Mass, so I took mine to the cemetery.
I didn't buy it, and it came from Church, so I'm pretty sure she would approve! CH grilled steaks for dinner, and Daddy came up & ate with us. MS & YS were also here; OS called first thing yesterday morning.
I did okay yesterday. Several friends sent texts & called, which was so nice.
Back to the old grind tomorrow; it's our last full week of school & my last week of seeing kids. I'm looking forward to getting back into the same summer schedule that I had last year.

8 comments:

  1. Glad you made it through the day yesterday... I'm sure it was hard.

    Nope.... no clowns... nope

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  2. From the pictures, it looks like you work with some fun people. That always makes a job better.

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  3. Happy you had a nice Mother's Day, Mary...without your mom, it's never easy.

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  4. You had to wear sweatshirts... So it was, what? 65? ;) I'm glad to hear you had a nice day yesterday. I was thinking of those of you who have lost mothers!

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  5. Happy Mother's Day, Mary! I was thinking of you on Sunday. I can only imagine how hard it is. I think your mama would totally approve of the beautiful flower you left :)

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  6. Happy Mother's Day. It is so different for those of us who have lost our sweet mothers. I'm kinda glad it's over with ... for another year.

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  7. I am so jealous! I can't get out of school until June 6!! At least I have a great group of students this year! Glad you were able to deal with Mother's Day. I totally get it. You are blessed to be close enough to the cemetery. My mama is buried in Kansas.

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  8. I enjoyed catching up with you through your weekend wrap up. I thought about you on Mother's Day... and I do love a good book sale!!!
    You asked if I'm experiencing sciatica. Yes, I think I am, but I'm not sure what's causing it. It just sort of happened, overnight, and without warning. What did you do to make yours go away?

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