Saturday, March 23, 2013

A counting exercise! SOL 2013: 23 of 31


For the month of March we are challenging ourselves to write a slice every day.  Slice of Life is sponsored every Tuesday by Stacey and Ruth from Two Writing Teachers.  

Papers to grade:  4 sets x 2 classes x 57 students = 456 possible paper cuts Yikes!
Student slices that need comments from me:  31
Meals to plan: 7
Stores to visit:  3
Lessons to prepare for Sunday class:  1
Friends to connect with at church:  Many
Old friends in town:  2
Days until daughter's visit:  5
Weeks until spring break:  1
Number of stops on plane trip to OK:  1
Best Brothers I'll see:  1 (Also my only brother)
Sisters-in-law I'll see:  1
Nieces I'll see: 1
Great Niece I'll see:  1
Parents of great niece I'll see:  2
BFF I'll see: 1
Relatives I'll see:  too many to count
Books I want to read over break:  10
# of slices left to write this month: 9
Woo Hoo!  We're in the single digits now!

8 comments:

  1. The numbers can seem overwhelming--especially when I think about the 2 posts x 135 students waiting for my comments. But we are counting down days in March. Enjoy your visit!

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  2. I love how you have mixed numbers that are not so great...paper cuts...with fun numbers like how many friends to see and relatives you will visit. I love the number of books for break! I have one more week until break too and I am counting down the days!

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  3. Great list! Like Andrea commented, I like the mix of fun and not-so-fun things on the list!

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  4. Fun to see, especially anticipating all those relatives and friends to see. I'm not sure yet that I want to do the numbers game-too frightful! Hope your last week goes well before your break!

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  5. Too many opportunities for paper cuts! Ouch! This week will fly by as you get everything together to go visit in OK. I love the numbers approach in the posts.

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  6. Spring Break beckons...woo hoo! And you have so many joyous things to look forward to.

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  7. It's a good thing that Spring Break is just 1 week away. You can see the light at the end of the tunnel and enjoy all those numbers of friends, family, and books. :) Good luck with that paper grading.

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  8. Number of BFFs excited to see you 1
    Number of BFF parents to visit while you are on OK 1
    Number of days to visit with BFF Never enuff

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