Tag Archives: organizing

A Teacher’s Summer Vacation

What do teachers do over summer vacation?  I can really only speak for myself, but I find that I am thinking of school.  All.  The.  Time.  No matter what I’m doing, it’s always there running around in the back of my mind.  Last year I transitioned back into the classroom after five years of teaching reading …

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Fifteen Down…

After three grueling weeks of school, we are enjoying our first break.  Our county fair is the week of Labor Day and with so many students participating in 4-H, FFA, and other fair activities, local schools have had this week off for as long as I can remember.  It’s actually a great week to go …

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Monday Washing, Tuesday Ironing…

Monday, washing; Tuesday, ironing; Wednesday, mending; Thursday, churning; Friday, cleaning; Saturday, baking.  Anyone who’s read  the Little House on the Prairie books is probably familiar with Ma’s chore list.  I’m thinking there’s something to this, a day for each task.  Although I’ll have to pick a different day for churning; S has gymnastics on Thursday.  😉  …

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Hello, 2012!

Wow, another year gone already!  Time flies when you’re having fun.  Or getting old.  Or something like that.  Tomorrow is the first day of the new year, and it’s time to crystallize my vague goals and get them down on “paper” and start holding myself accountable, so here goes. Organizing my home:  This has to …

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Therewith to be Content

I have taken the title for my new blog from one of my favorite Bible verses, Philippians 4:11.  “1Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content.”  I like to think that this kind of encapsulates my outlook on life.  For the most …

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