January 25th, 2005

wombat

Through the wringer

Monday was rough. Didn't get enough sleep Sunday night on account of phoenixalpha losing her medications and not finding this out until late Sunday night. This necessitated a midnight run to the Walgreens, and a $31 hole in the checkling account since Definity doesn't pay for lost prescriptions and I'd left the PTSA card at home, dammit. I think I finally got to bed around 0030-0100...and five hours of sleep was just not enough, considering that I had month-end balancing to do Monday morning and assessment class Monday night.

Speaking of the assessment class, I picked up the text last night, blowing another $60 in the process. It's the fourth edition, replacing last year's third edition which I sold off promptly after class without waiting to see if I'd passed, but looks just as snarky and annoying as I remember the third edition. Maybe more cartoons lampooning NCLB. *shrug* Anyway, I'm glad I had Curriculum Development last year with Steve Schroeder-Davis; this year's class has been in session three weeks and has yet to talk about curriculum; they've been sitting in circles facilitating and checking in and passing the Talking Piece and not talking about how to build a curriculum, which is really pissing off my classmates. Nobody goes to St. Mary's to live through a Garage Logic comedy skit; the tuition is a wee bit pricey for that. OTOH, the assessment class is going very well. Dr. Eubanks is being much more about the hands-on, how-to stuff and less about theory this year. Oo-rah!

Today I'm busing in, doing the work, and heading over to Josh's afterward. Feeling slightly better rested, but I think I want more coffee before I hit the shower.
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