Today marked 8 instructional days until summer vacation. Tomorrow leaves 7. Needless to say, I’m excited.
Over the moon would not be an exaggeration, (although my students would happily tell you that this is both an idiom and a hyperbole!).
It has been a long, hard “first” year. I am ready for mid-week teacher pool parties (yes, these really exist), Saturday night concerts in East Sac, a Pacific Northwest road trip, plenty of time to work on my book, plenty of time to read other people’s books, and a week in Kauai.
Maybe I’m a little over ambitious. Regardless, I am determined to make every last second of it count. Bring on 7 weeks of bliss, I’m ready.
I leave you with my summer anthem. It truly stays stuck in my head for weeks: