Thursday, August 28, 2008

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

To Sail Away & One Song

Big news! Adam Pascal- the original Roger in Rent and the origianl Radames in Aida will be at the Fine Arts Center on the campus of WCU on Novemebr 13th at 7:30pm for a concert. He will be performing classsic broadway songs as well as a few of his favorite rock songs. Tickets go on sale October 13th.

Monday, August 25, 2008

179 to Go

Today was the first day of school. It was very hard to get up this morning with that wonderful rain sound outside the window, but I did, and cheerfully. I have good kids this year, some newbies and some for their 800th drama class. I am looking forward to the creative aspect. By the end of this week, I will be looking forward to a vaction. It is always so hard to start a fresh school year on a Monday- by the end of the week everyone is worn out and cranky. But hey, we get a holiday next week!

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Re-Web

Just got finished updating my FHS Drama website. Check it out here! Overlook is next...

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

A Little Magic

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Some final fun before the end of summer!

Monday, August 18, 2008

Last Day of Summer Vacation

Today is the last day of "freedom" before going back to the room with no windows or doors for the next ten months. Yea, I know, poor baby has to go back to getting paid to play pretend. Anyway, this summer, as all summers do, flew by quicker than I could fit everything into I wanted to accomplish and the fall will do the same and so will winter, ther goes Christmas, hello Valentine's Day and then summer again. As I look back on the last two and one half months, I think about the fun I've had. Making Shirley Temples while watching the Tony awards. Painting the FAB floor green at 2am while thinking of words I shouldn't say. Eating non-stop with Nikki. We've decided it is part of the marriage vow "For better or worse, till you explode from cake and home made whipped cream." Seeing Paul and sticking gummi bears to the ceiling fan, watching them fly at the speed of sound (don't be in their way!) and the laughing hysterically at the sight. (Did you know that if you wash a gummi bear before sticking it to the ceiling fan, it becomes much sticker?) Today is also the first day of class for Abigail, Rachel and Troy. This cannot be held against me, but I will miss them terribly. Lots of laughs, Rachel eating everything in sight including illegal Taco Bell crouched in the corner of the dressing room. Theatre majors are freaks, but boy, they haven't met Rachel yet. I wonder what color her eyelids are today and how many people will choke on their chic-fil-a at the sight? If Rachel had to get up at 5:30am just to get ready to come to FHS every morning, she'll never get to sleep having to comute 30 minutes everyday! Making Abigail cry during Cinderella- a true high point. Abigail, I imagine, would have a poster of a bride kitten and a groom kitten getting married hanging in her dorm room. Troy and his fits of rage- they have anger management in college and his desire to be the best boy band imitator ever (I say pick a goal and aim high). And Taylor leaves Friday as well. What will Sesame Street be without Elmo? That leaves only little Jennifer to fill the post of Ass. Director and Ass. Dictator. She'll just punch everyone into submission. Yes, it is important to grow up and move on, but I would rather the kids I don't like to do so. So, here we go again- my 11th year teaching (I use that term loosely, you see how Abigail, Rachel, Troy and Taylor turned out.) Who'd thought that?!?!? Life is good, even though your heart aches sometimes. Blessings on you all!

Here I am

This post is for you, Amanda. Just so I will be at the top.

Saturday, August 09, 2008

Hi From Charleston

Left Florida and said goodbye to Disney and Paul. Now we are at Nikki's brother's house since yesterday. We shopped and ate- as usual.

Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Animal Kingdom Safari

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Nikki sayas this is the first time she has ever seen a giraffe live and in person. Yea, I don't beleive it either.

Sci Fi Dine- In

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Nikki and I had dinner at the Sci Fi Dine-In. Too much fun, but we eat way too fast!

Tuesday, August 05, 2008

A Disney Day

Nikki and I went to Animal Kingdom and the Hollywood Studios today. It was very hot, but lots of fun. Here we are at the Sci Fi Dine-In Theatre for dinner. I've got some great videos to post, but will do that later because they were taking a while to upload and I am ready to go to bed. One video is especially for you Effie- I got a waitress at a certain Animal Kingdom restaurant to say the magical phrase, "What's your favorite animal?" When I aksed if she would say that to my video camera, she thought I was a freak. Only for you to get a luagh Ef, only for a laugh. Long day (but lots of fun!!!), tired feet beddy-by calling my name. Thursday we are going to Epcot for the most of the day then over to the Magic Kingdom where we have dinner reservations. Will post some more on our adventures. By the way, Paul says "hi" to all of you!