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Monday, August 31, 2015

another project

Last week I mostly just tried to clean up the house and cook.  I am trying to pick little projects to clean, things I have put off cleaning because they are too cluttered and not in the view of any guests that might visit.  Today I cleaned out the end table that I sit by.  There was so much junk in there.  I need to attack my bathroom sink (underneath) and drawers next.  That is for another day though.  My friend Natalie came by for a visit today too.  She used to work with me at the preschool and quit last year because she had her second child.  She is such a sweet friend.  She brought me some stairs for my dogs to use...particularly Mandy.  Mandy is not able to jump up on the bed anymore, so hopefully I can get her to use them.  I have been lifting her up on the bed every night.
Well, Karl has started another project.  Remember, we changed the sink in the main bathroom.  I posted a picture last time I think.  Anyway, he is taking down the wallpaper and it is actually coming off better than we thought it would.  I always dread wallpaper because it is hard to get off.  We are thinking of painting the bathroom a light gray color and maybe some back splash around the sink. 
Tammy asked if I had considered taking a Paraprofessional job....a paraprofessional is a new word for teacher's aide in case you might not know.  They work their tails off and for not much money.  My answer is yes.  I have just not pulled the trigger yet and applied.  I really would love to do something part time...even a para position part time.  I just haven't seen anything part time, or the hours are crazy.  I really think the only way back into a school district is to work as a para or substitute.  I am not really interested in subbing, I would actually rather be a para, so I know what I am doing each day.  That way the administrators get to see your work and they are more likely to hire you as a teacher when the time comes.  Pray for me.  I am just having trouble taking that next step and I am not sure if I am just being stubborn, or afraid...or if it is just not the right time or the right position.
Have a great week!!
Sigtag By Judy

4 comments:

~Pam~ said...

Hi Lori, happy Monday! It is good to catch up with you. Thank you for visiting my blog. :) HUGS

Marge said...

Hi sweet Lori. Doesn't it just feel good to clean some of those messy places that are always left to last? Good for you!! Decisions! decisions! not so easy! You'll know when you know. Don't push yourself. We need teachers in FL. Interested? Hugz!

Susan said...

Hi Lori, keep praying about it and enjoy the time off. Good to get things done around the house. I have so much to declutter. My son really helped me out today and we got a lot done. Love the way it looks in here. Hugs

Kat said...

Lori,

That's great that something has come up! Hope it all works out for you. Your deserve it after all that hard work you went through a few years ago. Hugs to you and prayers before I leave this website!!! Hugs