Friday, July 27, 2012

Big Scare

I had a really big scare this week. The biggest scare I've had in a very long time. It was so scary I was up at night thinking about what I would do if I had to go through with it..... I almost joined a ladies basketball team. OH. MY. LORD. Me. 5ft 1. VERY 'unsporty'. Running around bouncing a ball. Running period. Now that would have been a sight! HA! I was going to join to help a friend out because they really needed one more member otherwise they wouldn't have enough for a team. Luckily, they got the numbers. Luckily my friend wasn't too upset by my groaning, whinging, complaining and doing what I could to get out of it once they got the numbers. Phew, it was a close call. So, if you're reading this Liz, thanks for letting me out of it!

Ok, so the title of this post may have led you to believe that my big scare was bigger than was it was, but I was pooping myself thinking I was having to play! It was real fear!

She is one of only 3 people who know about my 'secret identity' here in blogland besides my family. She has started her own TpT store, probably because I talk about it ALL the time and how great it is. She teaches math in Grades 8-12. She's called her store Bayside Teacher which I think is very cute. If you live in Brisbane, you'll probably know and love the bayside area. If you blog, is your real identity a secret like ours or are you out and proud? I'd love to be open about it, but I just don't know how people would react. I'm also worried that other teachers I work with will see what I do in my class and think I'm not a good teacher or be overly critical. I really shouldn't worry because they are all lovely, particularly on my year level.

I've also been nominated again for the Top 25 Teacher Moms over at Circle of Mom's. I reached number 36 last year. I'd love to reach that again this year. I'm a little behind the ball too because I haven't checked my emails for a couple of days. I just went to look and some people must have already blogged about it because they already have heaps of votes. I've got 5. Thanks to those 5 people who voted even without me begging asking! You can vote for me here once every day for the next 14 days!

I'm catching up on over 100 emails and 686 Google Reader posts. If you've emailed, I'll try to get to you soon. Also, I'm working on some requests including an Apple version of my Word Sorting set-up and Place Value Bingo for hundreds, tens and ones. I'm hoping both will be posted for you this weekend.