Thursday, November 18, 2010

Where Does the Time Go

Holy Cow! 2010 hit fast forward. I've been running at full speed since the school year started. I've been meaning to blog. I've composed many a post in my head while driving or showering or sitting at my son's tennis practice, but something always comes up. You know how it goes. You fully intend to do something...

And then you wake up one Monday morning and step outside with your school bag and cup of coffee and you realize, "I'm holding a travel mug of hot coffee." And you ask yourself, "when did I make the switch from iced coffee?"

And then you notice that squirrels have eaten through your pumpkins because Halloween was a week ago. So you take out your camera because you want to blog about how time has slipped away.

And you snap a photo of the leaves that have all fallen from the tree and are covered in frost. Which makes you bitter because you know that means...
...that your car will be covered in frost. So you get inside and for the first time in the season...
...you turn the heat on. And you sit in your car and sip your hot coffee because it beats scraping the frost off manually. And while you sit there you mentally compose a blog post about it and promise yourself that you are going to put it online that night because you miss blogging and you miss the people and you have been meaning to get back to it.

And then you get to school and you get busy and the next thing you know it is 11/18 and all the pics are still on your camera and three weeks have slipped away. Yikes!

Hope you are all doing well. I've missed you and am happy to be back.

My head is above water. I have the holidays under control. Seriously. Shopping is done and wrapped. I even got Hubby to put the lights up already. Now all we need is a tree and some cookies. I have an amazingly awesome student teacher who is gearing up for her takeover week. I am going to my sisters for Thanksgiving so I don't need to cook or clean a thing.

I'm back baby!

What's new with you?

6 comments:

Amanda said...

Yay! I so enjoyed reading your blog over the summer, and have really missed it! Here's hoping for many more great ideas throughout the year ;)

Ms.M said...

I'm so glad your back. I was begining to wonder if you had abandoned blogging. Yes, the time does fly.

On another note, I must say that you have inspired me to try blogging my own classroom adventures. I am in the process of taking a million pictures of my classroom to upload... soon. We'll see how it turns out.

Glad your back.

Ms.M said...

I'm so glad your back. I was begining to wonder if you had abandoned blogging. Yes, the time does fly.

On another note, I must say that you have inspired me to try blogging my own classroom adventures. I am in the process of taking a million pictures of my classroom to upload... soon. We'll see how it turns out.

Glad your back.

Courtney said...

Glad you are back. I totally understand about being busy. School is keeping me on the go too!

Cyndy said...

So glad to see you back! I missed you too! There have been many times I've popped in, just hoping! I TRULY know the feeling of drowning this year... 28 1st graders are sucking the life out of me and amazingly enough, I still LOVE it! Welcome back! Loved this post! I could totally relate!
Cyndy

Patrick said...

Hi!
I just rediscovered your blog, because just as this post describes, the last three months have slipped away from me, too! You sum it up so perfectly. Where is the time going? Why have I not composed the most amazing filing and marking system, yet? I planned on it. But suddenly, it's the end of November!!! Eeek!!
Thanks for posting - I always enjoy them. :)