Saturday, June 29, 2013

June Currently

It's been awhile since we've joined in a Currently Linky party with a great blogging mentor. We have missed sharing and exploring what a blog friends are CURRENTLY doing. Check out Farley's blog: Oh'Boy 4th Grade when you get a moment. 

Here's what is happening in my heel of the boot:

* There are times in my life when I do not realize how much noise whether it be productive or counter productive surrounds me. As the family is off in bed, I am enjoying the silence... oh and the occasional snore of my cat who has decided to join the post. 
*Summer Break, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Spring Break are the only time I can truly become lost in literature. My poor Nook is on constant charge these days. I always set a goal and I am far behind where I want to be. 
*As I began this process, our 13 year old cat decided he would snuggle NOW. Never mind that I am attempting to use the keyboard. No ma'am... Ozzy says the he wants it to be his turn. He does this all the time. "Oh you're grading those tests? Wait let me rest on them. " You don't need this iPad right now. SO I shall sit on it" All in all, I laugh every time and enjoy his company. 
* Can I get an AMEN on wanting a slow July?
*I had some major & much needed surgery almost three weeks ago. I was given strict instructions about resting my body. However, I am made of a stubborn cloth and think I can manage. Then I pay for it later. Doers are not good at this resting business. 
*Yesterday was such a joy. My little sister, her three sons, and our baby sister's two year old daughter came for a swim yesterday. Along with my sister, I sat (RESTING) in one of my lounge chairs watching our children playing and laughing as they did when they were younger. Now that my oldest will be going off to college in the fall, I am trying to take in the moments that are the last of all four of us under one roof each night. The day was beyond words as my sister and I took in the afternoon as we did years ago... it was as it should be! 


  1. Hi - I came over through Farley's linky! I'm glad I did because I love technology too and I already like reading your other blog posts.

    I hope you REST for a speed(ier?) recovery! :)

    Life In Middle School

    1. Thanks Lauren.

      I love your beautiful blog! I need to get out team rolling on bloglovin.

  2. Hi Angela! I found your blog thru the "Currently" linky and glad that I did bc I am a "techie" teacher and a new follower of yours!
    I hope that you take care of yourself! As teachers I find that we are not always the best listeners when it comes to ourselves so, I hope that you take it easy! :-) I know that for me-- I find it hard to relax-- even in the summertime (you can read about it on my blog if you have some time!)
    I am a cat lover, too, and my cats always want to sit on my hands or keyboard, too when I want to do lesson plans! But we love them!

    Enjoy the rest of a slow July and take care!
    First Grade and Flip Flops

    1. Leslie,

      I agree 100% with you! We put our health on the back burner. I don't think relax is in my vocabulary. Haha.

      I'll be stopping by your blog to read your amazing adventures as a 1st grade teacher.

  3. Yes....July NEEDS to go by slowly :). Last summer all I did was read and I loved it. This summer I haven't started and I need to. What books are you reading? I need some suggestions.

    Hope you are able to get rest and take care of yourself. Both my mother and father-in-law had surgery this summer. I've been on my mom to rest because she is just like you and doesn't want to rest.

    The Learning Chambers

  4. I guess I would call myself a Chic Lit reader. I have a handful of tried and true authors I read like Sparks, Kinsella, & Hilderbrand. last year seemed to be the year of the East Coast. This year seems to be wedding related.

    I wish the best recovery for your mother.