Today's post will be short and sweet and I hesitated to even do a post as yesterday's poop-orama took me over two hours to write. Therefore, I admonish you to read that post first if you have not already.
Alas, the blogging addiction took over and I was drawn to the laptop like a scout with a stick to a campfire. So, some random things.
1. A lot of people ask me what I do during the summer. Allow me to give you just a sample of what I have done this week:
9:00 -Wake up
10:00 -Went to the Natural History Museum where not a single exhibit has changed since I was my son's age.
12:00 - Went to a hole-in-the-wall pizza place for some greasy pizza.
1:00 - Home for a two hour nap.
3:00 - Jog
4:00 - 7:00 - Sitting on couch.
7:00 - Next door neighbors for weekly pool party.
9:00 - Watched a very disappointing movie. (Except for the part where the kid shoots a dart into his mom's bra insert.) It was Gentleman Broncos.
11:00 - Bed
7:00 - Wake up. Put on Spongebob for the boys. Back to bed.
9:00 - Wake up for real.
11:00 - Hiking in Little Cottonwood Canyon with a picnic.
2:00 - Home and jog.
3:00 - Wheeler Farm to see the animals.
And here I am at home, completely rested and relaxed. Boy o' boy, do I love the summertime!
2. When I got home today, I got this AWESOME email:
Dear Mr. Cheeseboy,
Last year my friends and I were in 6th grade at your school.
We thought you were the coolest, greatest teacher of all time.*
Since then, we have been co-authoring a book about people we knew and YOU take place as one of the main characters.
If you want to find out who you are in the story you have to read the book, which I have attached.
Anyway, the reason I've sent you this is for your permission to continue using your name (we have changed the spelling).
Also, WE DO PLAN ON PUBLISHING THIS!
PLEASE write back with your reply for using your name and your thoughts on the story. Thank you!
Sincerely, Brittany and Ashlee
* I added this sentence.
So, of course I decided to check out this story, which is actually VERY GOOD for a couple of twelve year olds. Here are a couple of sample sentences about me:
"Welcome to your first day of your big mission, Mr. Cheeseboy said as I entered the base. He had a huge smile on his face and I could tell he wasn't joking."
"You see, my commander, Mr. Cheeseboy - "
"You mean the same Mr. Cheeseboy that teaches fourth grade** down the at the school down the street?"
"Yep, the same."
** I actually teach first grade, but we are talking simple semantics here.
I can't wait for it to be published! I mean, IT WILL be published! These girls are not going to take no for an answer.
3. Finally, on my way to the Utah Natural History Museum with my boys, I saw this poor BYU fan. Being avid Ute fans, my boys had never seen an actual BYU fan in the flesh, so I had to point one out to them.