"One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar." ---Helen Keller

Thursday, May 30, 2013

I Really Thought I Was Busy

I seemingly fell off the planet. I really thought I was busy:) I was working with some fabulous teachers doing some really cool trade book lessons. I wanted to get in a couple of classrooms and try them out, so that I could see for myself how things went. I never want to present "pie in the sky ideas" without having first hand knowledge of how things work. I enjoyed every lesson and have some great pictures to show you.

I was also busy with the regular end of the year stuff, when my mom called me while laying on the floor waiting for the ambulance, and said the famous words, "I've fallen." Well, I know my mom, and if she calls me, it is worthy to drop everything and go. She did indeed fracture her hip, and had to have surgery. I have been on a nonstop whirlwind back and forth to her home. I have always been so grateful that she was less than an hour and a half away, but never more than now. I am an only child, and lost my dad at a young age. We are extremely close, so I will be needing a new set of tires at the end of the summer:) Yesterday was her first really good day, so hopefully we are on track for that recovery. She is quite spunky and in excellent health. Everyone was sure she had been climbing to clean something, but it truly was a fluke. You couldn't replicate it if you tried.

Like I said, I really thought I was busy! I do have many things to share, so stay tuned.