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Currently restraining myself from doing the Snoopy dance of joy across the reception area, as I just finished a final class post. Fully intend to visit Honey Bear Bakery this evening and procure a slice of tiramisu cake (tastes like tiramisu, only layer cake style) to celebrate. Would buy TWO WHOLE CAKES if I had [...]

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Plain worn out

I spent twenty hours on my computer writing a paper between Friday afternoon and Sunday evening. That’s right. Twenty hours. Then my son woke me up twice in the night. The second time, it took me an hour to get back to sleep, so I’m running on less than six hours of sleep. So. Very. [...]

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AAAAAAAAAAA!

That utterly inarticulate topic pretty much sums up the last few days; the bright, glowing highlight was meeting Katie, my very first FA friend (if you don’t count someone pointed in the direction of my journal by someone else in FA, that is). A nice Seattleite, willing to have a conversation? It’s a bloody miracle [...]

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On School Woes

It’s been a really, really tough couple of weeks. That Wheezy post? Well, the wheezy turned into the flu. Probably not H1N1, unless it was the no-high-fever variant that some folks apparently get but the flu, pure and simple. The next day was a deep, hacking, painful cough. The day after that was the worst [...]

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The project I was panicking about got turned in last night. Part of the problem, of course, was that I just couldn’t pick an “easy” topic (i.e., taking a library introduction that is written up elsewhere, say for 6th graders, and modifying it to make it relevant to me). I had to do something new [...]

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Panic? Panic!

I have a big project due on Saturday morning at 8 AM (this means Friday night). It’s a lesson plan for teaching a 30 – 120 minute library lesson (the length depends on the age group and type of library). I have never, ever written a lesson plan. I have never given any kind of [...]

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