I am so thankful to have a husband who supports me 100% in my work, reminds me to take breaks for myself, and can always find a way to make me laugh no matter what kind of a day I have had. He is truly phenomenal!
I have come a long way as a teacher in the last 3 years (I no longer get eaten alive by my middle schoolers, for example) and am looking forward to a new year at my school with a new principal and new teachers in grades K, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8! Although I am sad to see my outstanding (very supportive of the Arts) principal and several terrific teachers move on to their new jobs, I am excited about the fresh ideas and energy that will come to our school with the new faces. It should be an adventure!
I will leave you with some images from my bachelorette party 4 years ago (it was very tasteful, so don't be worried!). My super creative maid of honor, Rose, threw an art and color themed party for me (this girl would be an unbelievable event/party planner - let me tell you!) and one of the games was to create an original image of me with my groom-to-be based on Gustav Klimt's "The Kiss." They crack me up...especially because of the weird pictures of us she chose to use for them!
I have since done a similar project with my 6th graders using magazine pictures and scratchboard (but that will have to wait for another time!). Enjoy!