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Thursday, September 16, 2010

My Dog Ate It and Other Bad Excuses

So, I'm participating in this fabulous blogging challenge, which is supposed to do a couple of things for me. 

1) Improve my blog.  Now that I'm writing more, I want to make it a little more user-friendly, especially for people who enjoy reading my ramblings as well as checking out my cute little munchkins.

2) Allow me to connect with other cool bloggers, for example Jackie, who was my partner this week.  She spent some time looking objectively at my blog and gave me some things to think about in order to make some improvements.  She has cute kids, too, click over there to see them :)

3) Fulfill that school itch that set in when this former teacher/lover of school realized that this was the first fall since pre-school that I wasn't buying school supplies for something. 

Unfortunately, this is the first week, and I'm already behind!  I got all caught up in my blog inspection and let my head go to la la land, dreaming of major improvements (navigation pages, more tagging, easier ways to find what you need).  I had an assignment (find a widget, love it, blog it), and instead I'm wandering around, making wishes, blowing dandelions in the wind. 

Not cool.  I only stopped teaching nine months ago.  I should know that you don't write a master's thesis without doing some research and serious drafting.  Baby steps.  Next week I will buckle down and focus on the actual assignment instead of getting all ADHD on myself. 

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  • At September 18, 2010 at 10:07 PM , Blogger Gigi said...

    Don't be too hard on yourself. Everyone's still shaking the rust off :) I think you'll find tomorrow's assignment and this week's topic really fun. Hope to see you!

     

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