June 12, 2009

Short But Sweet

by Mara @ What's For Dinner?

It’s official. I’m exhausted! I started the day at about 5:10 a.m. when I awoke with a start for no apparent reason, and could not get back to sleep, even though I didn’t have to be awake until 6! I embraced it, got up, showered, and headed out to my first camp meeting of the […]

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June 11, 2009

Bee Ell Tee

by Mara @ What's For Dinner?

Happy Thursday everyone! For most of you, you’re looking forward to the weekend… but alas, tomorrow begins my Summer job! We have our first day of counselor training/camp prep from 8a.m. til 3 tomorrow, and then open house for the parents and kids on Saturday. I’m pretty excited for another summer of one of my […]

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June 10, 2009

Stackin’ Up

by Mara @ What's For Dinner?

I wish I could say that my first day of Summer vacation was FANTASTIC, but alas… I cannot. Relaxing, lovely, chill, peaceful, yes. The only thing stopping it from being FANTASTIC was the everlasting stuffy head and cough that just won’t go away! Oh well… I went to bed early last night, which then caused […]

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June 9, 2009

Whole Lotta Ricotta Fritatta

by Mara @ What's For Dinner?

Can I brag for a second? Kthanks… As of 9:43 a.m. today, I successfully completed my 6th year of teaching! A coworker blasted Halleluya Chorus over the loudspeaker as the students left, bringing giggles from all the teachers. I got hugs and “have a good break”s from my students and coworkers, and the same from […]

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June 9, 2009

Pomp and Circumstance

by Mara @ What's For Dinner?

One of the perks of being a middle school teacher is, at the end of the year, we get a special recognition at the 8th grade graduation ceremony. Just before the students’ names were called to get their diplomas last night, the assistant principal gave a tear-jerking thank-you and goodbye (as he’s moving on to […]

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