There comes a point in every 7th grade teacher’s year
when her students turn into
(Like, right about now.)
This means, among other things, that they get
Every amazing teaching idea,
falls flat as yesterday’s pancakes.
One day they are interesting people interested in interesting things (well, some of them),
and the next,
This year I have noticed a strange phenomenon.
As I’ve racked my brain for ways to turn
lessons on sentence structure
into something more exciting than the cafeteria’s menu,
I’ve evolved into the
World’s Most Boring Blogger.
I’ve got nothing.
When I get home,
I do laundry,
and navigate (usually unsuccessfully)
dark waters of teenage drama.
and read cozy mysteries.
(Some of you secretly watch Oprah;
I read light-weight novels.
Pick your fluff.)
Alas, right now I have no stunning posts
on any of these subjects.
All the deep stuff
isn’t for public consumption
So, for today,
the most exciting news here
is whatever is exciting
where you are.
What’s happening at your place this week?