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Near the Beach in Florida, Florida, United States
I am a Middle School Math Teacher. I have been teaching for 24 years. (oh my!) Teaching 6th Graders keeps me very young at heart. I live near the beach in Florida, and enjoy my family and pets. I am a very tech savvy person and like electronic gadgets.

Saturday, February 9, 2008

Botball Workshop

Spent all day at the Educator's Workshop for Botball. If you don't know what Botball is, check out the website,

It is a wonderful program that students in Middle and High School participate in all around the world. I have had a team for the past 9 years or so. Sometimes we do well, and sometimes we don't. One year we won the regional competition beating many High Schools! This year is different. They have included an iCreate in the kit. It is really a Romba without the vacuum elements. Should be interesting.

Here's a photo,

The kids build the robot with the irobot base and program it to do the specific task given. The robot is autonomous and must run its program in 90 seconds to score as many possible points as it can. It must stop after 90 seconds or it is disqualified. It is a tournament in which schools compete against each other. I can not tell you how exciting it is!

Have to go now... Peace and Love!

Thursday, February 7, 2008

Blogspot Group/Survivor

I just joined the Blogspot Blogger's group on blog365. I hope I can learn a lot from this group. I would like to make my blog as interesting as I can.

Watching Survivor Fan VS Faves. So far it has been pretty good. Want to see Fairplay go home. He says he wants to, but you never know what he is thinking in that devilish head of his. I watched him on Celebrity Bull Riding and that was tough for him, but good as well. Can you tell I like Reality TV? Survivor Guatamala was great. Judd is the son in law of a teacher that I work with at school. I got a lot of insight that season.

I love this show!

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Cats and Lasers

Not a great picture but...

I am sitting here watching Ghost Hunters International and being bugged by a cat who wants to play with the laser. Sheba is all over the place! She is knocking everything off my chairside table trying to get to the laser! Now she is walking all over the laptop! Cats are hilarious when they want to play!

With everything going on right now, it is fun just to laugh at your pet while they are going crazy!

Peace and Love!

Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Still don't feel good

I know that I don't want to be one of those people who complain all the time because I know there are people who have more problems than I do. But I am scared right now. Not knowing what is wrong with me is on my mind all day and I know there is a problem because I am still in pain.

I made another appointment with a different doctor for Monday morning. Let's hope this one doesn't cancel. For now I just need to relax.

I think reading other posts on blog 365 is a good way to start. Thanks for helping me relax and take a peek into your lives and thoughts.

Peace and Love!

Monday, February 4, 2008

Still Not Right

Got a call from the Urologist that I was suposed to see on Wednesday. He had to cancel because his father is ill. What to do now? They told me to go back to my doctor and give another sample to see if I still had signs of a Kidney infection, and then go from there. Well, I did, and I do. Now I am really scared. My doctor gave me the name of another Urologist whom I will call tomorrow to see when I can get in. In the meantime, I have pain meds and am drinking Cranberry Juice. I hate that stuff!

Not much in the mood to write more. See you tomorrow.

Sunday, February 3, 2008

Something to Ponder & Tom Petty

What would a chair look like if your knees bent the other way?

I am really enjoying the half time show of the Super Bowl. Tom Petty is bringing back a lot of memories with his songs that he is singing. He is timeless! I missed the National Anthem though. I hope the Giants win! To many car ads on the comercials...

See you tomorrow~