Sunday, July 17, 2011
Summertime ... and the livin' is easy.....
Before retiring from teaching 1st and 2nd grade, I was a compulsive school teacher. I would go to Target, Walmart and Meijer just to inhale the new school supplies. As soon as the July 4th weekend was over, I was in my classroom. I cut, I hung, I wrote names on everything, I made reading coupons, I wrote letters to parents, I organized, I studied manuals, I began lesson plans, I made graphs for everything. That was only the beginning. My room was ready by the end of July but I continued to be at school. I don't do that any more. I miss it but it was out of control. Post-retirement (has it really been 6 years already???) I just breathe in the summer
heat air and enjoy every day. I have been with the grandkids a bit (never enough!). I needed to update my blog and do just a sampling of all that has happened this summer: