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Sunday, November 6, 2011

The Best of This Week

Well, this week’s re-cap will be short and sweet.  It seems I didn’t write all that much this week.  That is ok.  I’ve had a lot on my mind, I’ve been reading a lot more blogs, and … I’ve been exploring some other things. 
(hint – more about that Monday).

classroom3Last Monday I started my first Make Me Laugh Monday Meme.  My bloggy Friend Jen – who never disappoints – participated.  (Did I mention that I love her?)  It is ok.  I think the idea is good, I’m going to go with it for awhile.  I posted a few pictures that I caught that I thought were funny.  Honestly – I think the funniest photo is the one I picked for the button.  That came from my stint as a crossing guard in the cold rain.  By the way – No lie… I LOVE Crossing Guard Duty.  We dance.. sing … it is fun.  Anyway – this day I came in looking like a drowned rat and asked my boss to take my picture so I could remember to be thankful for my classroom.  Classy.





DSC_0305On Wednesday, I wrote a post called The Shame of Type A for PYHO.  You see… Wolfhirschhorn.org is giving away a free i-pad in a contest.  It is really weird for me because I’m competing against people I call my greatest friends.  I’m having this huge internal struggle.  Part of me wants to pull out all the stops because I really believe this could be the Key to help Alexander connect so many dots.  There are so many things on this tiny piece of equipment can do to enhance the lives of Alexander and his friends.  The other part of me wants to remember our friends and remember to be grateful for all that we have.  I would do better if it was a contests against people I didn’t know.  This post was helping me to remember to value friendships over all else.
ps.   Voting Starts Monday – so pop in and vote for any cute kid you like. (Seriously … any kid. Because all of our children will benefit.)


button1Then on Thursday, I tried to answer one of Mama Kat’s writing prompts.  I chose the FAQ’s.  I really don’t know that people have actual questions for me … but we’ve been asked a lot of questions over the years.  I was going for funny but afraid it came across as snarky.  I’m still unsure how it did come off.  But… I’ve been feeling sort of raw ever since.

So … I’ve been:
1. Spending time with my kids.
2. Spending time with my husband.
3. Spending time with my friends.
4.  Not posting on blog / Facebook / or twitter (I think I needed a break).
5.  Mentally writing a post about manners, the value of friendship when kids are involved, persuasive post about health care fears (new calls, etc.) , and my newest challenge – which I can actually use to MAKE YOU LAUGH on MONDAY.    Check it out. 

Thanks for sticking around.

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2 Comments:

At November 6, 2011 at 10:26 AM , Blogger jen@ living a full life said...

Hey lady,
Thanks for the honorable mention in the BOTW... I'm honored.

You can come and re-follow me today my follow button on the new blog seems to be working today! (shameless plug!)

I'm going out with my husband and my phone today for material for tomorrow! Be prepared to be wowed or to fall asleep!

 
At November 6, 2011 at 8:29 PM , Blogger championm2000 said...

I love that you recap the week. You do it just for me, right? Because you know I am a busy lady? Because I am also Type A and can't stand to feel like I can't keep up with blog world and the real world?

Oh, thank you!!

PS-I didn't think you were snarky at all.

 

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