Monday, December 12, 2011

A second sun for Earth appearing in 2012?

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Going to need a lot more Diet Pepsi to make this day happen.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Great open library night. 28 visitors, 42 books checked out, and more than 100 Reading Counts points earned. Next OLN is September 26.
Open library tonight from 4 to 7!

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Two fifth grade classes checked out books at the speed of light. Great to see such enthusiasm!

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

The library opens today! Hooray! I have three classes scheduled!

Monday, August 15, 2011

Working on new books. Four boxes were waiting on me when I arrived today. Insert pockets, reading program labels, reclassify.

Monday, August 8, 2011

Dolphins - 3, octopus -4, and whales-5. Regretting the cephlapods.
This year's theme is "Dive Deep into Reading." The kids reading markers are angelfish (k), seahorses(1),sea turtles (2),

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Debrief volunteers daily. Training is essential.
WV Afterschool Network is seeking legislation and funding for teen afterschool programs.
Also geared mostly to adolescents.
This program is geared to afterschool programs. I will adapt.
Behaving myself in these situations is not my forte. I am so accustomed to nonlinear learning that sitting still in a classroom is an anathema to me.
Many more attendees than those listed in the session email. Awesome!
LOTS of people lining Walnut Street to High waiting for Christian Help to open. Giant cranes I'm Beechurst Avenue.
Sights in Morgantown this morning: vendors setting up at Greatest Garage Sale, shoppers with baskets heading to the farmers market
Hard to point my truck toward continuing ed when it wanted to go to the farm this morning.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

All right, J Mac! Pirates

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Session: TE4718 A Session for Veteran TIS!

Khan academy videoed that teach mathematics, early elementary through calculus

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Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Great lunch with wonderful friends today. Tomorrow I will get to the conference.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Pleasant day at the farm. I am getting a lot done, but mostly I am just enjoying the morning.
Pleasant day at the farm. I am getting a lot done, but mostly I am just enjoying the morning.

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Christina's newborn picture
Christina's newborn picture

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Had a great time at dinner with Dave Perdue. Now back to Eowyn.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Eowyn and Daddy
Eowyn and Daddy

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Eowyn Grace Smith
Eowyn Grace Smith

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

My first new book for the 2011-2012 school year!
My first new book for the 2011-2012 school year!

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Peonies - my absolute favorite!
Peonies - my absolute favorite!

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Today is visit your relatives day, a good day to visit rossville, maryland,don't you think?

Saturday, May 14, 2011

I was leaning on the windowsill, "surveying my domain." I reminded myself of my Uncle Darrell, who surveyed his domain while leaning over the kitchen sink. Good times.
Dan is cutting grass in the rain. Very low first gear!

Saturday, March 12, 2011

My first flowers of 2011!
My first flowers of 2011!

Friday, March 11, 2011

I feel like a very onerous, self-inflicted weight has lifted from my shoulders. The book fair is packed to go. Thank you, Mrs. Reese and the Criser ladies!
I was getting ready to go out the door this morning when I noticed I didn't have my glasses on and I still had hot rollers in my hair. I am really glad it's Friday!

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

an afterschool group is learning to play the recorder outside my door. Lord,please make it stop.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Documenting and Sharing Your eReader Program Practices

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For all my LMS friends. Anyone trying this at the elementary level?

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Monday, March 7, 2011

Book fair week begins....NOW!

Monday, February 28, 2011

Tornado watch until 1 pm

Friday, February 25, 2011

The farm will be a muddy mess tomorrow, but it will be a sight for sore eyes!

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Spring Book Fair is MARCH 7-11! VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Monday, February 7, 2011

The 10-day forecast: Look at all the sun!

Friday, January 28, 2011

Brookhaven Road: such a delight

Monday, January 24, 2011

The sidewalk in front of school also ice. I did my best Dick VanDyke impression on my way.
Attention people: Baker Street is ice. Not snow covered, ICE. Be careful!

Thursday, January 13, 2011

I don't mind going to school today, but I wish I could just apostate and disapparate out of Hogwarts - I mean Brookhaven.

Friday, January 7, 2011

I don't do cold. And yet, here I am.