Sunday, September 26, 2010

dailies 9/19-9/25.

hi sunday, hi dailies. i don't know if you heard, but this weekend was official BE A REAL HUMAN weekend. maybe you're familiar with such a thing. as such, i have a very long to-do list to tackle, but with a renewed sense of positivity and good cheer. you simply cannot have a day as lovely as my yesterday and feel anything but warm and happy and satisfied. thanks sara, andrew, and company. now on to the dailies:

 sunday, september 19th: "achieving a tenuous balance."
 monday, september 20th: "sweet jesus i love tv."
 tuesday, september 21st: "starting things in motion."
 wednesday, september 22nd: "i guess it's kind of okay to ask for some help sometimes."
 thursday, september 23rd: "cross off two, add five."
friday, september 24th: "i had to use my serious face. i mean really serious. too serious to show you here serious."
saturday, september 25th: "perfect pair, perfect love, perfect day."

have a great week, everybody--- i know i plan to!

Sunday, September 19, 2010

dailies 9/12-9/18.

dailies dailies dailies---- go go go! got lots of things to DO today. so let's get started:

sunday, september 12th: "i sort of start am to liking this." 
monday, september 13th: "par-ent! phone-calls! clap-clap-CLAPCLAPCLAP."
tuesday, september 14th: "i can't get started."
wednesday, september 15th: "as if my plate weren't full enough--- good going, self."
thursday, september 16th: "i got a little too into my demonstration today."
friday, september 17th: "scarf and sweater weather YESSSSSSSS."
saturday, september 18th: "broke a mirror, then papercut one hand and burnt the other. coincidence?"

tomorrow starts the first full week of school since the year started. what am i gonna do with myself?! have a good week, everybody.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

dailies 9/5-9/11.

"hi, dailies, how are you on this rainy sunday? i am swell, thanks for asking!"

sunday, september 5th: "i've missed you, lazy latte."
monday, september 6th: "sizzling eyebeams of FOCUS."
tuesday, september 7th: "spontaneous applause at back to school night."
wednesday, september 8th: "asleep on the couch at 8:30, not even pretending to watch whatever was on."
thursday, september 9th: "all my students assumed i was jewish, but i spent rosh hashana getting a head massage and a haircut."
friday, september 10th: "my first official encounter with a student outside of school."
sunday, september 11th: "fresh week, fresh start."

this week was a strange, only-three-teaching-days week, and next week, i don't teach on tuesday, either! i forgot how many strange days off public school students get, and it has been a very pleasant surprise, let me tell you. have a great week, everybody!

Sunday, September 5, 2010

dailies 8/29-9/4.

welcome to the dailies from THE FIRST WEEK OF SCHOOL!! whoa:
sunday, august 29th: "hyperventilate or vomit or both?"
monday, august 30th: "it's official: i have a classroom and students and everything."
 tuesday, august 31st: "round one against the copier and i emerge victorious."
wednesday, september 1st: "to hot to stay a solid."
thursday, september 2nd: "stuck at the corner of 'mixed signals' avenue and 'wait, what?' boulevard."
friday, september 3rd: "that's what i get for making an exception."
saturday, september 4th: "my maiden pedicure voyage was a rousing success."

happy three-day weekend, everybody! i love that the universe gave me a bonus day to recover after my first week of teaching, whew! yesterday was a totally work-free day to relax with wonderful friends, eat good food, drink great sangria, and stare at my shiny shiny toenail polish, thanks to a lovely spa afternoon for sara's bachelorette party! 

stay tuned for more classroom adventures; they are bound to fill the pages of my daily books from this point forward. have a great week, everybody!