By Elizabeth Prata Summer vacation seems like one long string of days with no weekend. The last day of school for the kids was Tuesday at noon, and for staff around 1:00 today. Saturday I'd planned on attending a wedding, but I currently have pneumonia, so that's out. So is my church service I … Continue reading Summer is finally here
By Elizabeth Prata We are in the last days. LOL, not the last days before Jesus returns, the last days of school. We conclude the 2018-19 school year on May 21 at noon for the kids and Friday, May 24 for the teachers and staff. It's hot, the temps are around the mid-80s, and tempers … Continue reading It’s Saturday, but Summer’s a-coming!
By Elizabeth Prata It has been a busy and hectic week, as it usually is at school with mere 16 student days remaining. We have field trips, State Assessment testing, changed schedules, pollen allergies and sinus infections making one last grip on tired bodies, final standards to achieve... In our area, we finish the school … Continue reading The Most Inconvenient Bookstore, Paper Planes, Bauhaus, and more!
By Elizabeth Prata I have four hours left of my Spring Break. At 1:30 I leave for 2:00 Sunday School, then Church service, then Small Group at 5:45. By the time I get home at around 8:00pm, it's time for my nighttime-closing down routine and then bed by 9. So this is it. I had … Continue reading Spring Break 2019 Roundup
By Elizabeth Prata This morning is the true first morning of Spring Break. I am at home, not at school. I am not hurrying to the copy room to copy the day's papers. I am not on the walkie calling for cleanup of the puke in the hall. I am not on duty in the … Continue reading
By Elizabeth Prata The pollen is too heavy outside for me to stay out long. My eyes get dry and itchy, and my nose runs. The sun is bright and the breeze is gentle, and the temps are perfect. But I scuttled back inside anyway, the pollen kills me. Here is the beginning of my … Continue reading Spring planting and patio decorations
By Elizabeth Prata My spring break started tonight. I celebrated by driving up to The Special Store in search of a certain teacup I'd seen on their photographic previews. The folks at the store buy estate sales, and then sell the lots that they have acquired in their store. There are many unique and beautiful … Continue reading Sad trombone