Busy Weeks

Wasn’t one of my New Year’s resolutions to blog more? Whoops. I think I just haven’t been in the mood. I’ve also been very busy. This year is still great, don’t get me wrong, but I’m at the point where now what I *really* want is to be a THIRD year teacher — imagine how much AWESOME stuff I will have already neatly stored in my teaching binders when I go into next year? Maybe no thinking of stuff from scratch anymore??

I’ve also been quite busy outside of work. Here are some of the things I’ve been up to:

*Meeting up with Stephanie, my French family’s au pair after me! The last time I had checked, she lived in Chicago, so the fact that she happened to be hanging out with a friend in NORTH HOLLYWOOD was so perfect! We had talked a lot online, but it was awesome to meet up with her and discuss shared experiences and how much we miss France.

*Escape Room LA — We did this with some friends for Stephen’s birthday. It involved going to a mysterious address in the dark at a eerily quiet building near Skid Row in downtown, then being locked with 12 other people in a 1940s detective’s office with only an hour to solve a WHOLE BUNCH of puzzles and find the key to escape before time ran out (if only we had had 5-10 more minutes!!!)

*Running a bunch.

Me: I’m running a 5k. My mom: This is just a phase you’re going through, right?