Thursday, September 11, 2014

Friday Fragments: Episode #318

Half-Past Kissin' Time

I have been so busy this week that I only just ten minutes ago realized that it's Thursday night; that is the BEST feeling in the world! Welcome to FRIDAY FRAGMENTS!!!! Here's my randomness tonight:

I'm not getting a lot done at home at night, but I am fortunately keeping up at school during the day without a problem, in spite of my rotator cuff recovery still in process. There was one exception, when a muscle spasm in my upper back locked me up for a couple of hours. I feel very blessed to have a nurturing coworker who kindly worked the knot out for me and saved my day.

This year, I have a wonderful group of students on my spec ed caseload; it's remarkable. Today, for example, the last five students to leave my room at the end of the day thanked me and said "Goodbye, Mrs.4444!" before I could even reply. Seriously; that's remarkable, and I love it.

Oddly enough, I've had time to post more than usual this week. Heard in the Classroom includes a glimpse into the middle school this week. Earlier today, I shared an adorable letter that a sixth grade boy wrote to his future self. I even had a chance to participate in the Wednesday Hodgepodge and to build The KISS Principle DIY Cat Tent, a cute little hideout for this little stinker.

Or should I say big stinker (Yes, he still has very bad gas, though it is improving, I think.)
This cat's gas is so bad that Mr.4444 is tempted to take him to deer camp with him,
just to impress the guys. I am now feeding him a pro-biotic, in addition to grain-free cat food.
I think we'll know for sure within a week if it's really working.

Yesterday I received this random text from my 22-year-old son.

My sister Mary texted yesterday, too, to see if she could come over and do some cleaning for me,
knowing I'm still one-arming things around here.
Because I can put my clothes on and take my clothes off but cannot fold anything,
my closet looked worse than a library after a catastrophic earthquake.
Mary knows that an organized closet is important to a woman's sanity,
and now, because of her, I am closer to sanity than I was before :)
She also made an amazing Caesar Salad for dinner AND vacuumed my living room!
I am so lucky.

Got random bits flying around in your head? Pull them together and share them in your own Friday Fragments and link up below! Then make another fragmenter's day by paying them a visit. 

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