Today’s post is a writing challenge. This is how it works: participating bloggers picked 4 – 6 words or short phrases for someone else to craft into a post. All words must be used at least once and all the posts will be unique as each writer has received their own set of words. That’s the challenge, here’s a fun twist; no one who’s participating knows who got their words and in what direction the writer will take them. Until now.
At the end of this post you’ll find links to the other blogs featuring this challenge. Check them all out, see what words they got and how they used them.
I’m using: clock ~ summer ~ curtain ~ floor ~ happiness
They were submitted by: http://eileensperpetuallybusy.blogspot.com
Even though I only have 11 more days of work, I am still counting down till it’s all done. I need a break from the commuting to and from work, rushing to get my son, and planning for the next day. I am so looking forward to summer.
What do I plan to do this summer? Well I’m glad you asked. It’s going to be a busy one, but relaxed at the same time. Ready for my plans?
AJ will be in summer school in the morning, I plan to pick him up, give him lunch in the car, then drive him to summer camp in the afternoon so he can make swimming and horseback riding. Don’t worry, summer school only lasts four weeks. The rest of the summer he will be at summer camp all day and get to go on field trips.
I plan on tutoring a child once a week, this will have to fit in when AJ is either in summer camp or daycare. It will work out since the child is not far from where I live. It will be a bit hectic at times as I will be working against the clock to make sure I tutor the child on time, talk with his parents, and pick AJ up and drop him off in time.
Cleaning and organizing is on the list as well. I plan to clean everything! That means I will actually wash our curtains and deep clean our floors. I can’t afford to pay our cleaning lady for the summer. It only makes sense for me to do all the cleaning since I’ll be home. Though, I plan for her to start coming back to our house in September.
An online class is also on my plate this summer. As a teacher, professional development never ends, nor does the opportunity to earn credits. I’m going to take an online class called Innovative Testing Tools. It will be challenging, but exciting.
The days that AJ doesn’t have school or camp will be the days we get to do our fun trips and activities. Perhaps play dates, swimming at the beach or pool, and trips to the zoo, park, museum, and aquarium.
Don’t worry we also have a family vacation planned! When and where? Well, you’ll have to wait till we get back to hear all about it.
Yup, this will be a summer filled with some craziness, but lots of relaxation and happiness.
Links to the other “Use Your Words” posts:
Baking In A Tornado
Spatulas on Parade
The Bergham’s Life Chronicles
Stacy Sews and Schools
Sparkly Poetic Weirdo
Eileen’s Perpetually Busy
Southern Belle Charm
Someone Else’s Genius
Confessions of a part-time working mom
Searching for Sanity
Dinosaur Superhero Mommy