1. Tomorrow we are celebrating my grandparent's 60th anniversary with a huge family party with people from Oregon, Florida, California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Tel Aviv, and Maryland! I've been in town all week with my extended family and although we are not a large family, it sure feels wild and crazy when we're all crashing at my grandparents house. We've been gearing up for this party for months so we're all very excited that the day has finally come!
2. I created a Teacher's Notebook store! I've had a Teachers Pay Teachers store for months and I love sharing my products with teachers around the country so I figured another outlet for sharing would be doubly fun! I don't have many products up yet, I'll be working on loading some of my favorites in over the next few days. Please share comments about what you'd love to see me add to either store and I'll jump on it!
3. I FINISHED!!!! Well, kind of. I finished writing up my last reflection for my last entry for my National Board Certification! I still have to edit and upload and submit and study for the test, but it feels like a big accomplishment nonetheless. It has been a very long road so this feels like something worth celebrating.
4. Gearing up! I've spent quite a bit of time on this vacation just relaxing, but I got my head back in the game over the last few days and prepared assignments, worked on an IEP, e-mailed some parents, and just started mentally preparing for being back. I'm sure Monday morning will still be a shock to the system, but a good one, of course!
5. SKUNKED! My sweet little boy, Harper, decided to make friends with a skunk visiting the backyard and he got sprayed. This little rescue dog of mine gets startled very easily and this all happened while he was staying with friends of mine who proceeded to wash him repeatedly so I'm expecting to come home from my trip to a very sad little man. I'm hoping he will be recovered by the time I get back to LA!
That's it for me...what a busy week! I'm looking forward to seeing what everyone else has been up to this week.