A Cup of Coffee and a Conversation
Welcome to the weekend! It is almost 90 here again today but I still have my hot black coffee! Let’s visit inside with the A/C today.
If we were having coffee, I would tell you I had a flat this week on my car and had to get a new tire. I went to Discount Tire which has been a wonderful company. I have been going there for years and have been happy each and every time. They have great warranties and are always polite and never pushy. This isn’t a paid advertisement, I just love their service and prices. For this incident, whatever I hit went straight through the tire and the rim making a large hole. I am thankful it just required a new tire and rim and not cause more damage to the car.
If we were having coffee, I would tell you I connected with another kindergarten teacher who has an amazing blog and podcast. You can find her here: https://creativekindergartenblog.com/. She just did a YouTube training about making a checklist in Google Sheets and it was amazing! I made it while she was talking and I am so excited to use it. I can just duplicate it and save myself so much time this school year. I always find what she shares valuable and useful. Her idea of the blueprint book at my block center was just one of the ideas I incorporated after listening to her podcast.
If we were having coffee, I would tell you we went camping. This trip was a bit off-center. We were not able to take our boat because it wasn’t repaired yet. When we arrived at the campground there was some confusion about our trailer and where to put it. Then we went to our space and the neighbors decided to help themselves to our electricity and water hookups. The front office called them and they disconnected it but didn’t say a word even though he walked right past us. It was rude. The campfire is one of my favorite parts. They had a wonderful pool and inflatable playground in the river which the kids used. The sunsets were gorgeous. We rented a boat for Friday and was able to go tubing. It was perfect weather. When we came back to the site it was super hot and the tents were like ovens. When the reservations were made we thought there was wifi which was not the case. In addition to that, the mobile data didn’t work either. Being disconnected isn’t a bad thing, but that was not the thought process going into the trip. At the end of the day, we decided to come back early because everyone was tired and the next day was predicted to be 90 degrees. All the kids were amazing getting everything packed and then unpacked and back into the house.
If we were having coffee, I would tell you my email got hacked. Luckily, I was at the end of my workout and almost home when I started getting hit with the emails so only ended up with about 600 random signups, not 6,000. I was able to go in and change all the passwords and change almost everything to two-step verification.
If we were having coffee, I would tell you I wrote every day. I have not been writing as aggressively this month on purpose. I have a big course starting on the 24th of August so will have to dedicate a lot of time to specific assignments. I am working on goals and systems for coming back to the person I am at my essence.
If we were having coffee, I would tell you this week seemed packed and full of item warps but the sun is shining and it is still July!
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