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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

IWSG #3 -- September




I use this time to put my goals in place and review my goals from last month.  I feel like September has been going on forever already.  J
 

Round up of my goals for August!

 

Goals for August:

  • Finish Chem II -- any tips or tricks or motivation is appreciated.  -- I still can't get the course mentor to approve the final for me.  Bleh.  Weekly meetings still under works.  Cross your fingers for me for approval. 
  • Actually start the Missouri National Parks Challenge.  -- Fail
  • Start cleaning out the extra bedroom and see what treasures I can find. -- I started on the extra bedroom, but I completely cleaned out the shed!  That was something that was almost four years in the making!
  • Solar Eclipse goal will be accomplished.  -- this was the most amazing thing!  I blogged about it.  It made my heart so happy after what a day it was.
  • Participate in blog link ups.  -- did this. 
  • Start rebuilding my teaching portfolio.  -- Working on this!
  • Participate in the August Baking Challenge-- Fail
  • I want my August to be a month to get things done.   -- I did get things done other than what was on my list.  I was made Head of Recruitment for my roller derby league and had to do a lot of things in a short amount of time.  But it's going well.  Getting people in to play the derbies.  Check out the recruitment blog I'm running.  http://fcrdrecruitment.blogspot.com/ 

September Goals:

  • Keep running the recruitment blog and have people stop by to check it out.
  • Work on getting more people into training.
  • Up my own training for Derby.  I have slacked tremendously this summer and I feel it.  Need to make a plan and stick with it.
  • Keep participating in blog link ups.
  • FINISH FREAKING CHEMSITRY
  • Finish Science, Technology and Society Class
  • Study, study, study for the Biology Praxis.  (November or December test date)
  • Make more contacts for my Northland Encampment programs.  Even though I am not fond of the theme everyone but me voted for last night.  I wanted an Amazing Race – World type theme.  Everyone else wanted “There is no place like camp” So corny and I can’t do anything with programs around it.   The reasoning was that the girls wouldn’t know what the Amazing Race is.  Really?
  • Apple Picking. 
  • Visit the Sunflower Farm.
  • It's Birthday month for two of the children, so we will have fun with that.

September’s optional question - Have you ever surprised yourself with your writing? For example, by trying a new genre you didn't think you'd be comfortable in?

 I have not surprised myself with my writing.  I am boring.  I like to stick with the same old things.  Travel, Girl Scouts, Education, Sports, Books and children’s things. 

I’m not terribly creative and I don’t know how I would fair in the world of fiction.  I love reading fiction, and I know I will never be able to write like others. 

4 comments:

  1. Looks like you had a pretty good August, all in all. Onward to September!

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  2. I think "childrens things" takes more creativity than writing for adults!

    I know what you mean about feeling like September has been here a long time; although August felt like it was never gonna end too. Probably the heat!

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  3. I don't envy you on the chem final. Of course, I dislike science, so there's that. I'm sure you wouldn't be doing chem if you didn't like it. ;)

    Even though you didn't accomplish everything on your list, it seems you did a lot. I definitely wouldn't stress about the things you didn't get to. There's always September. (Though it looks like you have an awful lot of goals for this month too!)

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  4. Many accomplishments and even more plans for more. Good luck reaching all of your September goals.

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