i am grateful for 5 am wake-up texts. so much more effective than the 3 alarms i set for myself each morning.
i am grateful for morning workouts. i'm definitely feeling this morning's wod (quads and traps are not very happy with me), but i love exercising in the am. sets a nice, energetic tone for the rest of the day.
i am grateful for scantron assessments. i don't give many scantron-type assignments or tests, but when i do, boy howdy! grading has never been so easy!
i am grateful for students who turn their work in on-time. they make my life so much less stressful. now if only the rest of their peers would get on board...
i am grateful for understanding students. when asked today by a student why we don't do certain things in my spanish class, i answered, "because sometimes i fail at life. if i only taught spanish classes - and not all 4 english classes, plus 3 levels of spanish - i would be able to do things much better." the student replied, "you don't fail at life. you succeed. it's called being human."
i am grateful for free salads. buy 6 salads, get 1 free. i get a lot of free salads.
i am grateful for overheard conversations. they make me laugh. for example: "that's why i stay away from all that facebook crap." truer words, my friend.
i am grateful for really cheesy jokes. q: how does moses get his tea? a: hebrews it. bwahahaha!
i am grateful for visiting teaching. i love getting to know and talking with the women of our ward. they make me smile. and since i know she will be reading this - yes, i'm referring to you, ggp. love you.
i am grateful for this lyric: "like pretty girls need cowboys, i need you here tonight." it's been running through my head for a week now. love.
i am grateful for cashews. no explanation needed.
i am grateful for reminders that i should be thankful for the good, instead of complaining about the bad.
i am grateful for only 2 more days of school until turkey day break.
i am grateful that in one week, i'll be in az with my favorite people.