Sunday, November 30, 2008

great week

man... i just can't tell you all how nice this week was.  it was beyond great spending each day with the hubby and the scoob, relaxing a little, seeing family and friends...  i could really go on and on, but i'm just going to say that i am extremely grateful and thankful for a job that lets me have time off like this.  

on monday matt and i went to disneyland with a bunch of our peeps and despite being there from 8:15am - 12am i only took two pictures.  really?  yes.  so they are remakes of pictures that matt and i took a while ago... i think right before we got married.  

we also did some shopping already!  i'm sure you'll never guess who walked away (was carried away?) with the most items bought.  so i took a picture of the scoob with his new hat that is absolutely too much!  we got it and a couple other cute things from the h&m down at plaza bonita because they have a kids and baby section - and kristi with a kkk works there.  now...  if you haven't been there in a while (or ever) it really is a very nice mall!  they even have a cream puff store called "beard papa" (weird?  i think so) and a tollhouse cookie store where you can make your own ice cream sandwiches.  
sadly, i have to go in to school for a couple hours today and get ready for the next three weeks....  i know this sounds awful, but i'm dreading these three weeks.  i have a feeling they are going to be really rough with the combination of my class being who they are and the excitement of christmas coming.  eh.  we'll get through it i suppose.  =)

Saturday, November 22, 2008


thank god it's thanksgiving break.  we get this whole next week off and it's just in time.  as another teacher put it, i've got a class from "down south".  i think it's just a bummer because they're so mean and disrespectful to one another.  in the past week i wrote 5 infraction slips, broke up three fights, soothed numerous crying children, and probably should have lost my voice from "raising" it so much.  eh.  i'm beyond exhausted and totally thrilled that i can spend this week with my hubby and my scoob.  yay pilgrims.

Sunday, November 9, 2008

halloween pictures

okay... here they are FINALLY.  these are a bunch of pictures from the halloween carnival up in valley center (the scoob was in charge of drinks) and bates nut farm.  it was super hot and bright so pumpkin shots were kind of out...  we'll have to get more creative next year.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

is that a banana in your pocket or what?

so im driving down the street this morning with the scoob in the back.... minding my own business when i come to a stoplight.  and i get that feeling - you know the one where someone is watching you?  i look over to my right and here's this hoity toity looking lady staring me down in her fancy shmancy black highlander.  THEN she has the nerve to stick her tongue out at me!  i'm starting to freak out - who is this &*%#$???? - so i do the mature thing and flip her the bird.  then she rolls down her window and says,

"you really should update your blog... you know some people use it to keep up to date with you."

oh.  hi, kelly.  

so here you go.  a quick update - because i got home and tell hubby the story and he says,

"well, she's right.  you really should be updating that thing every week"

thanks, honey.  =)  scoob finally did it.  we got a laugh the other night as we were out the door to vote.  we were making ridiculous faces at him as we often end up doing, and he did this little chuckle.  i smacked matt in the arm and screamed,

"that's IT!!!  he laughed!"

i was a little excited.  we did our first trip over to bates and up to julian with papa and kimma and the family (pictures are on the way) and we had a great time.  scoob has been lucky enough to go to gramma and grampa's house on tues. wed. thurs. lately and he LOVES it.  apparently he's been trying to say "uncle"....  =)

quick classroom story from room 25.  we were all sitting around the calendar the other morning and i hear from behind me

"is that a banana in your pocket or what?"

i froze and thought

"sam, you're a sicko.  there's no way i heard that correctly."

so i turn around just in time to see "cheese" pull..... a banana out of his pocket and say

"yep!  it's my snack!"

oh man.  i was in hysterics for a good 3-5 minutes.