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Sunday, December 18, 2011

I'm Back...at least for a little while!

WOW! Can I just say that changing grades at my age has truly kicked my b^** ( I was not allowed to say that word as a child so I feel a little funny typing it for the world to read! LOL). I forgot how hard first year teaching can be - since it has been 23 years ago! Add to that a little dose of chemo, radiation, hormone therapy, night/day/all the time sweats and you get one tired, mixed up, tuckered out 3rd grade teacher! 
Don't get me wrong - I LOVE my new job, but the "ole gray mare just ain't what she used to be"! 
So, we are out for Christmas Vacation - let me hear a WHOOP, WHOOP - and my hope is to reconnect with my cyber buddies out there to see what's been happening with you all since school started. I for one have been trapped in a tornado and have been fighting to find my way out. Maybe the second semester will be a tad easier... yeah, right?!
Just for fun - and to remind myself that I CAN be creative (I feel like such a novice right now) - I have remade a few documents that you all have been asking for. So sorry that I haven't responded to ONE SINGLE email, but I did read them. I also apologize that these are Christmas activities and obviously we are no longer in school.... It's a shame I didn't have the forethought to use a widely popular graphics program when I first started making games. Who knew?
"Shopping for Santa's Suit"  and
"Cookie Fractions" Spinner

6 comments:

  1. Happy New Year! I hope the second semester is easier....and (hugs) for everything you have been through!!

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  2. I have missed hearing from you. Cut yourself some slack lady. I started back in 3rd grade before returning to k and thought it was the biggest challenge in the world. You will end up being a rockstar and I bet you still have a few tricks to share with those youngsters LOL. Enjoy your time off and stay well in 2012.
    Fran@kindergartencrayons.blogspot.com

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  3. Wishing you the happiest of new years! 2012 will bring good things, even to us tired teachers.

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  4. Hey,it is so good to see you back here!!! I can only imagine the transition you have been through, it is harder to bounce back at our &*%. Isn't that an ugly word now?! :) I can't wait to see what all you come up with for those big third graders, Suzan. You are one with tricks up your sleeve so I know it will be good.!!

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  6. Welcome back, you have been missed! I hate to hear that you are having some health issues, which is never good. I hope you have a steady recovery. Why did you move after 23 years of teaching the same grade?

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