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Celebrate Summer!

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Ruth Ayres  has created a wonderful spot for sharing moments from your week. She even has  a page to give you all the details you need to know about  sharing your own celebrations . So head  on over and see what everyone else is celebrating.  Simple celebrations this week....my first week of summer. This week has been about taking time for me  I've enjoyed beautiful sunsets Dinner with friends And lots of time to read. This week's first nonprofessional, nonYA lit book was  The Shining  by Stephen King. I read it when it first came out, but want to read the sequel that came out last summer.  It was just as creepy and scary as I remembered it.  I had to read it during the daylight hours, that's for sure! When I finished that, I needed something a little lighter.  Where'd You Go, Bernadette  by Maria Semple  fit the bill. I really liked this book and will definitely add it to my school library. While it's an adult book

(Almost) Wordless Wednesday

Here I sit On this beautiful summer day Marveling at the peacefulness, the quiet A little over a week ago On a beautiful summer day Slamming lockers Laughing Shouting Marveling at the noise

Back to Celebrating.

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Ruth Ayres  has created a wonderful spot for sharing moments from your week. She even has  a page to give you all the details you need to know about  sharing your own celebrations . So head  on over and see what everyone else is celebrating.  Can't believe the last time I blogged was in APRIL.  I've been getting subtle (and not so subtle) nudges to get going again. I never intended to stop forever. Just needed to focus on the end of the school year and finish strong. And I did. So that's celebration #1--school is out and my brain can kind of relax. My husband asks me every year on the night school gets out, "What does that even feel like? Knowing you don't have to go to work for a couple of months." it's sitting down after supper and there is nothing that has to be graded for class tomorrow it's waking up and realizing the alarm won't go off and you can turn over and sleep a bit more if you want to realizing over mor