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Sunday, August 15, 2010

WINNERS and such :)


if you follow my twitter then you might be aware of the new things happening in my life.  i've taught 7th grade math for 4 years.  this year i will not be teaching students.  my "supervisor" moved up to the administration building and i applied for her old position...and got it.  :)
so my "new" job is at the same school, in the same department [yay math!], but totally different.
the title is "math specialist" - i pretty much oversee the math teachers, gather data, analyze data, lead meetings, provide, support, inform, you name it.  i'm kind of excited and nervous and a lot of other things.  i know i can do this job and want to prove it to a lot of people.  but i'm still learning what all it entails!
i also love the math team - everyone is so kind and caring and i will not let them down.  i have some large shoes to fill because our ex-boss was so awesome!!  :D
the first task i decided to take on was to organize the math closet it - dun dun dun!!!  i realize the word "closet" typically implies a small storage space.... FALSE.  this is a massive "closet" full of all things math!!
this photograph is a lie. there is also a wall of shelves to the left, and another wall of shelves to the right.  good times.
BUT i was able to cross two things off my list of things to do via ex-awesome-boss.

well, that was my work related stuff.  other things i have been up to include ichatting for the first time EVAH.  i've been a mac girl for 3 years and never used this program! how?!
so my cousin and i linked up, and chatted twice.  super fun times :)
we had a little too much fun with the effects!
shortly after this photo i got distracted by the different backgrounds...
and grabbed my snorkel. hahaha

the best part was when i took my laptop over to my mom's house where my grandparents are visiting.
they had a nice chat with my cousin and her mom [my aunt, their daughter].
and then i started messing with the settings :D
it was so hilarious to see my grandparents laughing so hard!
and every time i switched the effect, like from "dent" to "stretch," they were in hysterics!
THE BEST.

in other news, daniel and i have been spending a lot of time with carlos and aida [you might remember them from our trip to spain].
there has been much music playing going on with these boys.
which means aida and i either watch/listen or hide in my sewing room and watch a movie :)
she's been getting along pretty well with the texas humidity/heat/random hot rain.
haha


speaking of texas and weather fail....
what about those WINNERS????

i can't even tell you how much fun i had reading all the little known facts!
[ok i kinda just did tell you..?]
i am definitely doing something like that again...LOVED IT.

two winners were selected using random.org!!
i SOOO badly wish everyone could be a winner!  you're all winners in my heart! hahaha

what better way to announce the winners than with
TWO little known facts
[relating to those shared by the winners!] :)


WINNER #1
what up tamara!!
i was in choir all through high school.  and even took voice lessons!
ever heard of sabado gigante?? i sang on that show!

WINNER#2
hooray bethh!
i also used to have food allergies.
one time i ate some fresh pineapple and my lips started bleeding!

HOORAY AND CONGRATS!!!!
alright you crazy winners, email me your addresses!

18 comments :

  1. Congratulations, great giveaway! :)

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  2. Congrats to the winners!!

    And Rocy, I just want you to know how much I lovelovelove your blog. I really enjoy reading all of your posts. Love ya!! XO.

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  3. thanks lu! and congrats on getting into that show!
    aww mandy, you are swell. :D i definitely love checking out your blog, too!

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  4. congrats to you & the winners!
    you sang on sabado gigante?? is there a video of this?! haha

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  5. lisa - my mom recorded it and it's on a vhs somewhere...i need to figure out how to get it on the computer! haha

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  6. It's wonderful that your grandparents got to ichat. I wish I could set mine up with it but they've never used the internet. :) Congratulations on the amazing new job!

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  7. Woohoo!! Congrats on the new job!! I'm sure you will kick butt at it!

    xoxo
    Talia Christine

    http://taliachristine.blogspot.com

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  8. Congrats on your new job!

    Can't believe I totally missed your awesome giveaway, I should pay more attention:P


    Your Audrey Kawasaki laptop is awesome btw.

    Oh, and thanks for adding my banner:D

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  9. congrats on your new job! Your grandparents are adorable.

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  10. congrats on the new job! sadly, math is the bane of my existance lol

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  11. megan, my grandparents have never used the internet either! haha i just sat them in front of my laptop. they were too funny! my grandmother still thinks cellphones are amazing :)
    talia - thank you! it's stressful, and yet awesome :)
    laura - awww i should've reminded you about it! and thanks - my sister gave it to me a couple years ago :D

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  12. ashley - thank you! i love my co-workers, so it's cool to just switch positions :D
    cherry - thank you! it's ok - more and more i am discovering that a lot of people feel that way :)

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  13. I'm a teacher too. I teach 10th grade reading. I almost applied for a specialist job myself, but I wanted more experience under my belt... I'm going into my 4th year teaching. Have a great school year!

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  14. awesome, alicia! good luck this year! :D

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  15. Umm . . . wait a sec. You were on Sabado Gigante?! That is hilarious and awesome. I wish I could say that.

    P.S. Slightly off topic, but do your employers know you have a blog? Not that I think you've been inappropriate, I just always wonder about stuff like that . . .

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  16. hey skooks! it was crazy random that i was chosen to sing. it was actually from the audience and on tv...but not from the stage!
    and yes, some of my co-workers know about my blog. but i don't hide it :)
    and i'm really careful about what i post.

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  17. Aha I love your blog. :) Good luck with the new job! I'm sure you will be aaaaaaamazing. I can just imagine your grandparents on iChat! Haha. I looove iChat. I used to go on it all the time. It's so much fun.

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  18. hi holly! thank you for all of the kind words :)
    i might take my computer over there this week just to watch them crack up again! haha

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