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Deep Thoughts (and whatnot)

Random thoughts and general nonsense, posted while I probably should have been studying.

  1. Promise me this...

    by , 03-01-2009 at 04:17 PM (Deep Thoughts (and whatnot))
    If I ever get the crazy idea that going back to school again would be a great idea, if those words every come out of my mouth, if you hear me thinking aloud how nice it would be to be called Dr. SusieP., someone had better smack me upside the head! This has been a very long 2 year process and I am running out of steam.

    2 months. 2 months to go.

    My email inbox is full of messages that say "Get your degree online now!" "Be a teacher!" "Online ...
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  2. Just so you know...

    by , 02-04-2009 at 07:09 AM (Deep Thoughts (and whatnot))
    Here's today's revelation- As a mom, hearing your child throwing up in the middle of the night is one of the worst sounds possible. That said, hearing the cat throwing up in the middle of the night, UNDER YOUR BED, might be a smidgen worse.

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  3. Books 2009

    by , 01-17-2009 at 11:37 AM (Deep Thoughts (and whatnot))
    New year, new list!

    1. The Doctor's Wife by Elizabeth Brundage
    2. Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
    3. The Velveteen Rabbit by some lady, I can't remember. It's a tiny book, but I've read it three times for school. I think that counts for something.
    4. Pretty in Plaid by Jen Lancaster
    5. Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident by Eoin Colfer
    6. And God Created the Au Pair by Benedicte Newland and Pascale Smets
    7. Knitting Under the Influence by Claire ...

    Updated 01-08-2010 at 06:23 PM by SusieP.

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  4. Vacation (deep sigh)

    by , 12-20-2008 at 01:02 PM (Deep Thoughts (and whatnot))
    Did I post that I finished my paper after approximately 800 revisions? I did. It was 36 pages once it was all bound together. It was a fine feeling to drop it off at school! Alas, that was only the first half of my thesis. The rest gets written next semester. Allegedly the second half is the "easy" part.

    It better be!

    So now I'm done with school-school and with work-school. My students are doing well, my principal gave me a good evaluation, and ...
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  5. Slow down!

    by , 12-09-2008 at 04:01 PM (Deep Thoughts (and whatnot))
    Belle's blog is asking 2008 to hurry up, but mine is asking it to slow down. I need another week!

    I've been so busy lately that I'm having trouble just being in the now.

    Be. Here. Now.

    It's one of my mantras, but I can't quite get myself there because of all the other things going on in my head. I have the opposite of ADD- what would that be called? It's not that I can't focus, it's that I'm hyper-focused on this paper that I'm writing. I've got ...
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