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Weekend Roundup...

...well, mostly I worked. I really like 'teaching' this course -- perhaps it's just the instinctive teacher in me, but I've made up all kinds of mini-lessons that I send out each week to the students. Of course, there's also the similar frustrations when students don't bother reading any of them. Today, for example, I had to edit a first draft where the student used a citation for 95% of her sentences. Oops...I'd specifically said (more than once) that I wouldn't accept that, but she did it anyway. And now she's going to have to completely rewrite her paper. The joys...

...we all have a cold in some form right now. My icky feelings from early last week have mutated into a slug-fest -- slugs in my throat and nose, and sleeping last night was challenging. DH has the runny nose, D has a sore throat, and E is finally (FINALLY) seeming to be on the last stages of a cough.

...my MIL stayed with us this weekend, as well. I didn't see her much, but we all went to breakfast together Saturday morning, which was nice. She decided to give E a makeover (without asking first), and although some parents probably wouldn't mind at all, we do. So when E came upstairs with makeup on, we were both like, "What the *bleep* did you do to our little girl?!" Fortunately, E willingly washed it all off as soon as I asked (which was seconds after I saw it). I don't wear makeup (at all), so I guess it's just not my thing -- and DH obviously agrees ;)

Anyway, happy last day of February -- I can't believe it's over! Last year, it seemed to last a year, and this year, it just vanished.



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Feb. 28th, 2011 04:39 pm (UTC)
February just went ***poof***
Feb. 28th, 2011 08:09 pm (UTC)
It really did...and now I'm wondering if March will just seem way too long ;)
Feb. 28th, 2011 04:42 pm (UTC)
I'm looking forward to March :) Hopefully your March will be filled with less colds and less "surprises" courtesy of your MIL ;)
Feb. 28th, 2011 08:09 pm (UTC)
LOL :)
Feb. 28th, 2011 05:02 pm (UTC)
Ha, you can say that it went fast because you had mild weather. Here, it lasted f-o-r-e-v-e-r.
Feb. 28th, 2011 08:09 pm (UTC)
I bet that's part of it (maybe a huge part) -- last year, it was so cold and icky!
Feb. 28th, 2011 06:10 pm (UTC)
I hate to hear that you are STILL sick, feel better, get some rest, seriously *hugs*
Feb. 28th, 2011 08:10 pm (UTC)
Thankfully, my sicknesses tend to be pretty mild, but I definitely appreciate the good thoughts :)
Feb. 28th, 2011 07:36 pm (UTC)
over here we are also still sick, colds seem to last forever. Although we finally are having only one temparature that is close to hot!
I don't like girls with makeup. I only wear it every once in a while and I don't like to depende on it for feeling better of myself and I don't think we must teach that to girls
Feb. 28th, 2011 08:10 pm (UTC)
I hope you all feel better soon!
Feb. 28th, 2011 08:06 pm (UTC)
ooh, hope you and your family bounce back quick. Shoo, sick germs!
Feb. 28th, 2011 08:11 pm (UTC)
No kidding :) At least they're not keeping us from anything (kiddos are still in school).
Mar. 1st, 2011 03:59 pm (UTC)
Hope you're all feeling better soon. It seems that the colds are hanging on forever this year. Glad you survived your weekend. Hugs.
Mar. 1st, 2011 10:36 pm (UTC)
Thanks :) I'm feeling better, but my brain is very fuzzy (making work a challenge).
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