Friday, March 1, 2013

A Day in MY Life


What is a normal day in my life? Hmmmm? Let’s see as I would much rather a “day in my life” during the summer months. Get it!


Today, I am participating in Kelly’s Korner Show Us Your Life series today, A Day in the Life. Join us.

The Day in the Life of the Uptown Acorn (weekdays mid-August-May):

Wake up 5:00 AM.

Go downstairs and turn the Keurig “on”.


Shave & Shampoo.

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Back downstairs to get my coffee and eat a little breakfast. At this point, I take my morning medicines too.

During breakfast, I check facebook and blogs on my iPad while watching WWL-TV’s Morning News with Mike Hoss, Melanie Hebert, Laura Buchtel, and Sheba Turk.


After a half hour or so of news, I return upstairs to brush my teeth and get dressed for the day.

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I do my best to leave the house by 6:15 AM. I pick up a co-worker who also lives Uptown, and we are off for the 15 minute drive to school.

Upon entering school, I check-in, plug the coffee pot, and go to my classroom, the science lab. I turn on my laptop and copy papers or work on lesson planning.


The day begins with Morning Chapel, and thereafter I teach 5 science classes--- 5th grade science, 6th grade Earth Science, 7th grade Physical Science, and 8th grade Life Science. Classes are 45 minutes in length.

A couple planning periods allow me to get my work done at school. I am usually pulling in many directions during the week--- faculty meetings, Science Olympiad, etc.


School ends at 3:15 PM, and I usually leave school for 3:45 PM. On my way home, I often run errands.

On most days, I try my best to take a “cat nap” for 15-30 minutes. I then watch Katie which is DVRed daily. I then try to get in a quick shower before J comes home.

J gets home around 6:30 PM, so it’s time to eat dinner and then watch some TV(Real Housewives of ANY City, Dance Moms, Project Runway, Modern Family), discuss the day, and partake in an end of the week cocktail or two.


Bedtime for me is around 9:00 PM. I usually head upstairs at 9:00 PM, brush my teeth, wash my face, and take my meds.


I am certain I am sleeping for 9:30 PM, and it starts all over again.

Oh, how I long for weekends and summer vacation.

A Day in MY Life, y’all!


  1. I know that summer and weekends are the best when your a working guy or gal!

  2. I could have written this when I was teaching, but I would have had to add all the "Mommy" things I had to do! ;) Have a great weekend! xoxo

  3. Retired EBR principal; how I remember those 5:30AM days. However, my leaving time was around 5:00PM!!!!! Don't miss those long hours!


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