Sunday, July 7, 2013

Happy Birthday America!

I hope everyone had a great and fantastic 4th of July! I have to say that the 4th is one of my favorite holidays (behind Christmas, Halloween, and St. Patrick's Day...for all the decorations and family time of course). Every year my family (on my dad's side) get together at my Aunt Flo's house for a little reunion. It is a very relaxing-laid back weekend with swimming, fishing, eating, tie dyeing, and overall just fun with the family. We had a fabulous time and enjoyed the days we got to spend together!
Cousins Kathryn and Jason, then of course husband Zack :)
Zack and the parents avoiding the rain. Cody playing in his fort and
dad grilling out for dinner.
I love my family :)
Mom and sister enjoying the time. Little Alex getting his tie-dye on!
It's Sunday you know what that means. I am getting ready for week 2 of the Writing Project through UNCC :) I am so ready to explore writing more and become a better writer teacher and model for my students. If the next two weeks are anything like the three days we had last week...I am going to be worn out but loaded with ideas! I'm pumped; bring it on! :)

1 comment:

  1. From the discussion yesterday around Mary Ellen's demo, you aren't the only one who had some "negative-ish" thoughts on revising. I don't do it, per se, with my little friends in my class; but I can see how it would be difficult to encourage your students to do it. I liked both Cindy's suggestions and also Mary Ellen's ideas about repurposing the text into something different. Could you use some of those strategies?