Monday, June 14, 2010

A busy summer

This summer has just been one thing after another.  Vacation was great.  The best parts were the coasters at Busch Gardens and getting to visit Harry Potter world at Islands of Adventure.  It was truly amazing.  I already want to go back!  As soon as I got back from vacation, I washed clothes and repacked and then headed to Denton for my class.  I drove down there – it was a 5 1/2 hour drive, checked into the hotel and then a friend of mine who is also working on her library degree called and we all went to dinner at PF Changs.  Then I had class for four days and it went fine.  I am very excited about getting to do roller coasters for my organizational project.  I returned home on Wednesday and then I spent two days working up at the school, got my hair cut (again), did laundry, repacked yet again and headed to Kansas City for the National speech tournament.  It was a long drive but it was somewhat split up and now I’ve been here for three days.  I’ll be here until Saturday and then we’ll head back.  It will be good to just be home for a while… well for a month.  Then I’m heading back to Denton in order to take some students to a yearbook workshop.  Then I’ll head back again in August for yet another class. 

Today wasn’t too bad.  I wasn’t scheduled to judge until 1:45 and it turned out that I didn’t have to.  So I waited the requisite 30 minutes before getting “released” and then headed back to the hotel which is right across the street from where I was going to judge.  I sat outside on a patio area and crocheted for about an hour.  I then came inside and decided to take a nap.  So I napped for about 45 minutes then got up and waited for everyone to get back so we could go to dinner. 

Tomorrow I’m scheduled to judge congress again which is a 4 hour session but it is at a different hotel.  I don’t know if I’ll get lucky enough to not get called again, but we’ll see.  I need to start reading through some of my class readings and work on my assignment that is due on Thursday, but once again, I’m lacking motivation.  I’m not going to the baseball game on Wednesday night so I’ll focus more then.  I’ll also take the readings with me tomorrow and see if I can get some of them done.

Well, I’m going to read for a bit until we meet to figure out our scheduling for tomorrow.  There’s four schools staying at the same hotel and we’re shuffling students around because they have to be in different locations (different schools) and sometimes the coaches are scheduled to judge at a different campus so we work together to make sure that we can get everywhere we need to be.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Good to hear from you! Lots and lots of things to do, but I hope you can at least combine work and fun a bit - you will write about the history of the roller-coaster?