It is indeed good! What a week it has been. Very busy. So today will be good just because it allows a chance to slow down, have an extra cup of coffee, and relax just a bit.
This week at work was unbelievable. It was a four day week. And yet, it was clear that I still had to get five days worth of work accomplished. I got there early every day. And stayed late a couple of times. And still didn't get quite everything done. Why is it that we can't treat a four day week as just that...a four day week?
The good thing from work this week is that I'm starting to see the results of a series of workshops I've been leading. I've got a group of teachers and clinical staff participating in a 7-part series on Web 2.0 technologies. They've all found good blogs and podcasts to read. They've learned to use iTunes and Bloglines and Google Reader to organize their stuff. And now we've been learning the basics of how to do a little blog. And four of them told me this week that they've decided to take a shot at it! Fantastic! Nothing I'll link to from here cause they are all doing blogs specifically related to their professional interests. But at least they are willing to go for it.
In news other than work stuff, we started the week feeling all nice and spring-like. Rolling up the sleeves on warm afternoons. And then yesterday...SNOW! Looking for 22 degrees tonight and barely getting out of the 30's tomorrow. Just not right!
And you recently read just how challenged I am when it comes to helping Son16 with his algebra homework. Well he had a math test yesterday. He had arranged to get extra help from his math teacher earlier in the week. And he felt pretty prepared. Last night at dinner he reported that he thought he did pretty well. In his words, "I think I did good like an A, a B, or a C. Not bad like a D or F." LOL At least I know where he draws the line between a good grade and a bad grade.
A final note of a more serious nature...
Baron Ectar, The Professor Of All That Is Unnecessary, passed away recently. And I just read about it yesterday. He was a blogger who I enjoyed reading very much. He was a young guy - just 44 - and his passing was very much unexpected. Prayers go out to his family and friends. Even by those of us who only knew him through his writing, he will be missed.