Saturday, February 19, 2011

It turns out other people DO read my blog!

Thanks to Dana from A Place to Share for giving me affirmation that someone is reading this, AND for my first award!
Here are the rules for receiving this award:
1. Thank and link back to the person who awarded you this award.
2. Share 7 things about yourself.
3. Award 5 recently discovered great bloggers.
4. Contact these bloggers and tell them about the award.

Seven things about me:
1. My mom, aunts and grandmothers were/are all in education in someway. One grandmother was a music teacher, another worked as a school secretary, my mom taught for 39 years (I think that's right), my aunt Leslie still teaches kindergarten and my other aunt is a speech pathologist in public schools.  It was my destiny to be a teacher!

2. I hate chicken. Weird, huh? I will tolerate chick-fil-a if I can DROWN it in bbq.

3. I love to read. I would usually rather read than say, watch tv or a movie. I like to read all kinds of books, except romance... which is funny since all of the above mentioned teacher family members can't get enough of that stuff.

4. I LOVE music. I couldn't live without my Sirius satellite radio in my car. My fave channel is channel 26 - Sirius XMU. I sing along VERY loudly in the car.

5. I am obsessed with France - which you probably already know if you read my very first Fantastic First blog post. I am a sucker for ANYTHING with an Eiffel Tower on it or un mot Francais (a french word)!

6. I really, truly, love my job. I am excited to come to work every day, and I cry on the last day of school. Also, I work very hard each year to convert all of my students into Longhorn fans. It's working. They're brainwashed :).

7. I cannot for the life of my figure out how to waterski or wakeboard, but none the less I LOVE water, boats, lakes, etc. That was my FAVORITE thing about living in Austin in the summers during college. I am content to watch others demonstrate their water sport talents, or just hang out - anything to be on or near a body of water!

As easy as it is for me to talk about myself, that was actually hard. On to the 5 awesome blogs I will be passing this award on to:

A Burst of First

Pattons Patch

Not Just Child's Play

Bishop's Blackboard

Swamp Frog First Graders

Have a great weekend!


Miss Trayers

I've been so busy I meant to comment earlier-thanks so much for the shout-out! I really appreciate it!

Miss Trayers


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