Friday, March 20, 2009

I found a reason

I love love love this song. It's perfectly short and sweet. I am actually also in the middle of choreographing a dance for it. {and when I say middle I really mean I only have the first thirty seconds done}. To most people thirty seconds means nothing, but to a dancer 30 seconds is 30 different steps or moves, its actually a good little chunk of choreography. It took me two and a half hours to get that far! And it is really pretty so far {if I do say so myself}. The style is a mix between ballet and contemporary, although I have no training in contemporary its coming out quite nice :). Its a good thing I have sixteen years of dance experience behind me! Anyhoo I plan on recording the dance once it is finished and wonderful, so I will be sure to share it!

Forgoe the Parable

Love these guys... Spontaneous a cappella version of "For Emma" in a Paris hallway

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Happy Saint Patrick's Day! :)

I love love love this holiday! On Sunday we had all the cousins, aunts, uncles, and grandparents over for a traditional boiled dinner! YUM! It was a wonderful time {sneaking beers to the underage sisters} :)

And now tonight I'm heading in town for the official Saint Patties day celebration. I just need to find a nice green shirt to match my red hair! :)

Monday, March 16, 2009

Random Ramble

So technically I am on spring break. Unfortunately I am not somewhere warm laying on the beach soaking up the sun, I am sitting in C-town with the sisters trying to keep busy. For the past few weeks I haven't had any trouble getting called for work. I kept busy with work and homework. BUT now, this week when I have no homework or studying to do, I don't get called for work. This just makes it much harder for me to stay in and save money. Cuz if I have the time, I am going to spend the money.... not good.

So my sister found this Youtube account that uploaded several of the the Disney classics and in high definition! I find this very exciting {wicked lame} and I am in the middle of watching Cinderella right now! So Precious. {check out her site if you ever find yourself looking to watch a Disney classic!}

AND tomorrow is Saint Patrick's Day! I am super excited!

{this post was just a mess of a ramble... I blame it on my tiredness and lack of coffee today} The End

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Time is running out

Time is running out. I have until Friday at midnight to have all my exams and homework done! So far I have gotten all my homework done {yay} and two exams {yay yay}, now all I have left is two midterms {eeeek}. I am a little nervous about these two midterms considering the first tests in both classes were wicked hard. The same professor teaches these two classes, I guess you could say I am just lucky to have him twice...hmmm

Anyhoo I really shouldn't be on here, or dancing around to music, I should be studying! I was just desperate for a break and I am glad I took one. I'm working again tomorrow at the grade school then the middle school on Friday. Then it's spring break! Although I'm not going anywhere warm I plan on relaxing and perhaps even taking a few days off of work. ALSO one of my favorite holidays is over break! St. Patrick's Day! So good to be Irish ;)

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Monday, March 9, 2009

Mee ohhh myyy

Last night I went to bed knowing this week was going to be a hectic one. I was scheduled to work all five days, Luce today, Kennedy tomorrow, Galvin Wednesday, Hanson Thursday and Galvin again on Friday. If I were subbing at the high school on friday, instead of the middles school, I would have covered all 5 of the public schools here in town. HECTIC. I like it better when I'm at the same school for a few days. I don't like having different start and end times each day. But there really isnt anything I can do about it.

SO this morning rolls around, my alarm went off at 6:30am to give myself two hours before work. Anyways I decide to close my eyes just for a few extra minutes of sleep, next time I open them its 8am, I now have a half hour to get to work. HECTIC.

I was placed in a kindergarten classroom {for the first time}. The kids were cute as a button, BUT after a full day of basically babysitting 24 kids at the same time as bathroom breaks, math lessons, story time, gym glass, indoor recess, lunch, and circle time; I think I can safely say it was a great experience but I don't see myself doing that everyday. Thank youuu

Did I mention I am working five days, and I have midterms this week?? I have to take the midterms by midnight on friday because technically saturday starts spring break and they must be done by then. I should be reading and studying right now, but instead I just got back from the gym and I felt the need to share my hectic week.

Enough of all the complaining, next week is spring break and St Patricks day, and then the week after that is lady gaga and then the week after that is Senate. SO march will be a fantastic month, I just need to get through this week...OH and it needs to stop snowing, this is getting a little ridiculous.

p.s ffffound it

Saturday, March 7, 2009

Thursday, March 5, 2009

I'm itching for an adventure

Spring break is right around the corner {all I need to do is survive three midterms next week...eek}. I am hoping to make it down to Florida, the change in weather would be fantastic! But we will seee. If not I will probably continue to work with the kiddies and read tons of books. {such a nerd} Maybe I will splurge on a tanning package {I know, soo bad, especially with the Irish skin} but I neeed sun, winter is killing me.

Anyhoo I came across this picture on ffffound {click on it, I dare you, you might find pictures you love} and now it is currently the background of my computer. I am itching for an adventure small or big, near or far. I just want to get into my car and drive, perhaps get lost. But really getting lost is all part of the adventure, see new places, meet new faces, and eventually get to where you were going. This summer I am really hoping to take a cross country trip {before camp starts of course}, my friend and I are talking about taking the trip after she graduates! How exciting is that?? It would be such a blast! I have even started saving for the adventure/trip {on top of my shiiit lately}.

But as for now perhaps I will take a trip up north to visit mle... or out west to the westies. What I really want to do it backpack through Europe AND someday I will. Just like my mom did when she graduated college...bamf

For after I graduate, I have even been looking into World Teach, an organization that stations people in other countries to teach children. That would be an amazing adventure AND I would be teaching kiddies all at the same time {of course its also a resume builder like mother says, because I should be looking towards the future... blah blah blah... I say ADVENTURE!}


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Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Neato, book nerd

Ok, so some time ago I talked about books and reading and bookcases. I would like to retouch on that topic simply because I found this picture. I had said I wanted to buy a cute bookcase to shelve all of my books I have bought or received over the years. Usually when I am interested in reading a certain book I try and purchase it rather than borrowing it from a friend of the library, because like I said, one day I want a bookcase with all my books on it.

Speaking of books and reading. Today I was a seventh grade reading teacher. I had brought my textbooks with me to being studying {since I have all my midterms next week, yuck} but instead I was so intrigued by all the books she had on her bookcase. Yes most of the books are intended for middle schoolers, and there were even a few on the shelf I myself had read back in the day. Then I came across this book I had remembered hearing about last May when I was subbing at the middle school. At the time it was THE book to read. It called Star Girl.

So now first period has begun, I have given the kids their assignment and they are quietly working. I became lost in this book, before I knew it each class was flashing by. Star girl just wanted to be who she was, she didn't want to fit in like everyone else. She didn't even notice that she was "different" from "everyone". Leo fell in love with who she was a star girl... blah blah blah... I could go on and on about what happened. Anyways I couldn't put the book down and I finished it by last period. Yes it was only 180 pages. But I enjoyed my day!

AND lastly, I have decided to follow the crowd and begin the Twilight series. I refuse to see any of the movies before I read the books. A good friend started the first one on a whim, couldn't put it down and now a week later she is moving onto the third book. I am pretty excited about it.... i will let you know how it goes.

Monday, March 2, 2009

Snow Snow melt awayyy

I would really really like spring to begin :)