Sunday, September 18, 2011

A September Trip to Sea Wold

My brother and I went to Sea World while My PGA Man and my other brother Steve golfed!
It was a cloudy...Texas cool kind of day at a whopping 82 degrees!
I did manage to take a few pictures with my camera....even though the battery light was flashing DEAD!
 Behind the Scene Sea Lion Venture......I wish I had charged my batteries!
 Matthew and I posed with our favorite Sesame Street Characters in the Children's Water Park!
After our Sea World FUN...we met the guys and Stacy and Brian at Chuy's in SA
for a New Mexican martini...
....then a quick drive back to ATX to watch the 2nd half and the Longhorns
BEAT UCLA!!! Hook'em!!

Me and Emma

Me and Emma by Elizabeth Flock
What a surprise ending...a very sad novel that was not very easy for me to read!! WOW....poor Caroline "Carrie" was from a very dysfunctional family and she had to do so many crazy things to survive!  Her Mom tried her best to love her daughter...even after marrying a very abusive second husband...Carrie wanted to leave so many times. One of my favorite characters in this book is Mr. Wilson--a nice, older man that Carrie wished was her own..he taught her many lifelong skills and they both shared the love of music! I liked this book but it did take a a few weeks to get through it......being a makes me wonder if I have ever taught any students like Carrie?  I know I have taught many children that have been through more than I can imagine.....SURVIVAL is the key word!

Sunday, September 11, 2011

I LOVE Doodle Bugs Paper!

Thank you Kacey for filling my mailbox full of LOVE!!
You always make me smile......
Doddle Bugs Paper has amazing things...check them out!!! :)

God Bless America!

I will never forget where I was or who I was with on 9/11/2001!
Buda Elementary School with Jill Heith and BG Henry....
I pray for America's strength and for all the vicitims of that very sad day in US history!
Being a kindergarten teacher....I love this video......God Bless America!
I have been to NYC several times...and watched this memorial being built.
I am excited to go back and see the finished product....just amazing!!
I will never forget.....I have a very heavy heart today....
lots of prayers headed to 9/11 victims and families today!