Saturday, June 7, 2014

{celebrate}: today

I'm here to {celebrate} with Ruth Ayres and YOU!
Finding the little moments of joy in life.

Today I am celebrating: {celebrating again}


{healthy}
I'm finally back with some energy.  My girls and I were burdened with acute bronchitis over the last three weeks.  It was not a fun way to spend the month of May, especially when trying to wind down the school year and plan/pack for our vacation.  But we are all back on track to be completely healthy for our trip!

{school}
Two. More. Days.  But so much to do!  I'm still trying to connect with students to encourage reading and writing all summer long.  Here's a book.  There's a notebook.  Keep your reading and writing brains awake!  Looking forward to the Summer Learning Nights we planned for 9 weeks this summer to stay connected to students.  More to come on this event!

{#cyberPD}
I have participated in an online summer PD book discussion the last three years.  This year two of the hosts, Cathy Mere and Laura Komos, asked if I wanted to help host and facilitate the event!  I was laying on the couch with no energy to even click a response, but I did!  Of course I was in!  I'm excited about the opportunity to learn with others across the globe.  Perhaps you will join in too!  (Interested in learning more?  Check THIS out.)

{celebrate}
It just feels good to be back writing and celebrating with you!  What a joy!  I'm off to spend the day with my family on this beautiful day and attend three graduation parties this weekend.  More celebrating!

10 comments:

  1. So nice that you are all feeling better. I would love to know when you have chosen the professional book for cyberPD. It sound like fun!

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  2. Whew! I am exhausted just reading your list! I am so happy you are back to full speed again to keep up with all the goodness life is throwing your way.

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  3. You will be a perfect co-host for the #cyberPD event! Glad to hear you are feeling better, and hope you enjoy those last 2 days with students.

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  4. Bronchitis is tough, but when three of you are down with it, life becomes hard. So glad you are recovered! Summer break will be a blessing.

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  5. I am so pleased to hear that all of you are on the mend - how tricky to be that ill with little ones. Enjoy your last few days!

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  6. I'm looking forward to #cyberPD too. Last year I read the book and followed along but never got around to contributing myself. Planning to do better this year!

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  7. It's easy to feel your joy as I read!

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  8. I am so happy that you are have recovered and have your energy back. I was able to order lots of PD books for the school, but they will all arrive in the fall (container shipment.) It is very likely that I will be unplugged most of the summer, so joining the #cyberPD sadly won't happen. I will certainly later read what others read and thought, and learn from their advice and recommendations.

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  9. Michelle,
    I'm so glad you were willing to join us in hosting #cyberPD. I'm looking forward to the event. You have so much to celebrate. I hope you are feeling better and your last two days are filled with small moments that make the end of the year great.

    Cathy

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  10. So glad that you are on the mend and only have 2 days left. Dad & I are looking forward to spending a week with you, hubby & the girls! I'm sure Dad will pamper us all with some tasty meals. Love ya bunches, Mom.

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