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6•12 | high five for friday!

…one…   i was a bad blogger this week, but i was busy with my family most of the past week.  i drove down south a few hours to Abilene and stayed with my grandparents for a few days.  they’re kind of the coolest.  but i usually hit my threshold after about four days.  that’s… Continue reading 6•12 | high five for friday!

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6•5 | high five for friday!

…one…   i finally got my workouts back on track.  i did two workouts a day for most days this week, including some tennis playing!  may was a wash so i’m ready to get back to work. ….two…   on thursday, i went out to a local winery for “dine and wine”.  basically, you pay… Continue reading 6•5 | high five for friday!

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5•29 | high five for friday!

…one…   the school year is over today!  graduation is tomorrow!  another batch of kids will be going out into the world.  (watch out, world.  no, seriously…watch out.) ….two…   speaking of school, i took a new position this week for next year. i will be teaching for a half day and then doing 21st… Continue reading 5•29 | high five for friday!

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5•22 | high five for friday!

…one…   my bday was this past weekend.  i spent the actual day alone, but the day before was fun.  i ended up having breakfast tacos with my bff.  that evening, i went to see the kiddos at prom and then dinner with some friends.  afterwards, i went to see pitch perfect 2.  (totally disappointed… Continue reading 5•22 | high five for friday!

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5•15 | high five for friday!

…one…   there are nine days of school left in the year.  i think i’m going to make it…  🙂 ….two…   i got my birchbox and stitch fix this week.  i was a little underwelmed by my birchbox.  the items were nice, but not life changing or anything.  my stitch fix, on the other… Continue reading 5•15 | high five for friday!

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5•8 | high five for friday!

…one…   this was teacher appreciation week.  for the record, it’s not the big gestures that teachers want.  it’s the little ones like this note from one of my students… ….two…   my sister and i have always had a love for the royal family. this week was exciting because princess charlotte elizabeth diana was… Continue reading 5•8 | high five for friday!

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5•1 | high five for friday!

…one…   i had my last evaluation and post evaluation conference of the year at school.  i’m so glad it’s over.  we have a new principal so i wasn’t sure what to expect.  turns out i’m “exceeding expectations”.  i already knew that, but it’s nice to hear.  just kidding!!  even after 8 years i have… Continue reading 5•1 | high five for friday!

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4•17 | high five for friday!

…one…   tonight, i get to see one of my favorite texas country artists, william clark green.  i’ve missed him the past couple of times he’s been to town, but i’m excited to finally see him perform in person. ….two…   my workouts and food have both been on point this week.  i’ve been getting… Continue reading 4•17 | high five for friday!

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4•10 | high five for friday!

…one…   sorry for the radio silence.  i haven’t gone a week without blogging in forever.  but i was sick with strep.  and it was a boring couple of days.  but i’m back!  besides a little lingering cold, i’m good to go. ….two…   today was the end of the fifth six weeks at school.… Continue reading 4•10 | high five for friday!

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3•27 | high five for friday!

…one…   i made the decision this week to buy a home!  …in about a year.  it’s taken me several years to get to the point that i’m comfortable with making that big of a purchase.  but it’s exciting!  and my type a personality is happy with the fact that i have some time to… Continue reading 3•27 | high five for friday!

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3•20 | high five for friday!

…one…   i had some great workouts this week with all my free time.  the weather was a little iffy but i got out to the canyon.  it was chilly but beautiful.  i got in a four hour hike.  it left me exhausted, but it was worth the pain. ….two…   this month’s birchbox was… Continue reading 3•20 | high five for friday!

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3•13 | high five for friday!

…one…   by noon today…it will be spring break!  i for one could not be happier.  i don’t think i could have lasted another day without losing it.  there is a reason why schools have a spring break.  because it’s needed. ….two…   the weather was gorgeous this week!  i finally got to go on… Continue reading 3•13 | high five for friday!

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3•6 | high five for friday!

…one…   there are only 8 more days until spring break starts.  i need the break too.  i’m about to go crazy.  the kids already have.  🙂 ….two…   alabama shakes played two new songs off their yet to be released album on saturday night live.  i was transfixed.  i loved their first album, but… Continue reading 3•6 | high five for friday!

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2•27 | high five for friday!

…one…   i have four days left of my 8 week workout program.  i am so excited that i’m finishing it because i usually give up on longer programs.  i haven’t lost much weight, but there have been lots of non-scale victories along the way like gaining lots of strength, sleeping better, and making better… Continue reading 2•27 | high five for friday!

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2•20 | high five for friday!

…one…   today is the end of the 4th six weeks.  that means we are ⅔ done with the school year!  it has flown by.  this week, however, has not.  my 12th graders’ senioritis is kicking in.  this is how i felt all week… ….two…   i had great workouts this week.  i didn’t miss… Continue reading 2•20 | high five for friday!