Category Archives: Journal

Big Ones

I have been seeing more cockroaches lately, and not just the small ones – they’ve been the full-on big cockroaches that like warm weather climates. A couple have been in my classroom, but whatever extermination treatment my room has is … Continue reading

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A Beginning and an End

Yesterday was our first day of school. It went well. I always feel so much better after the kids get there. When I’m just doing paperwork and planning, I feel stressed out and grumbly. When the kids arrive, I feel … Continue reading

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Sunrise, Sunset

Since today is the first day back at school, I got up at 4. (Actually, I’m getting up at 4. The time difference between here and the mainland makes these narratives kind of werid.) The last few days I’ve been … Continue reading

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Room Ready

Today is my last day before school starts. I’ve had a hard time switching out of summer mode and into school mode. We’ve been having meetings since last Monday because we’re working on accreditation, but I still feel like I … Continue reading

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Demolition Day

During the month of August, our preschool is closed. They meet in the sanctuary, and use those bathrooms. The bathrooms are really old though, and we’ve decided to remodel them while preschool is out. Yesterday a few of us met … Continue reading

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