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Food 4 Thought Friday!

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Food 4 ThoughtFriday!






A little feast without the calories!!

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Food 4 Thought Friday ~ This week's questions:
♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ Breakfast What is embarrassing you the most in your life right now? The amount of time I spend playing stupid games on the computer.  It is just wasted time.  I think that my brain is stretched to the limit and that I play those games because I don’t have to use my brain.

Lunch ~ What is something that surprised you this week? During a break of my class, one of my students came up and pressed a star on my chest that said, “You Rock” on it.  Made me feel very good!

Dinner ~ What is your favorite bumper sticker? I really don’t care much for bumper stickers.  I rarely see anything that I like.

Midnight Snack ~ What do you usually give for wedding gifts?  Something for the kitchen
Recipe of the Week ~ (instead of…

On Teaching and Peach Days and Family History and Struggles

It is quite amazing to me that I have to be creative and come up with lots of words in order to teach my students I have less and less desire to use words to record my life.  Today however, I have some forced down time so I decided to write - however I'm not sure that any of my thoughts will be creative, or even entertaining for that matter!
My teaching job is unbelievably stressful.  It is mind numbing to think how much work there is to re-learn concepts and facts in order to know them better than the students.  Add to that the pressure of presenting the right information in the best way so that the students will be be prepared to pass the state boards and be good, knowledgeable caregivers.  Add to that the stress of preparing tests and quizzes that accurately assess the students' understanding.  Not to mention preparing and grading all of the assignments.  And I thought writing my master's thesis was hard!
Teaching nursing is tough! I feel a huge weight on my shoulders to …