lately, i feel these posts have to be eeked out of the close-to-nothingness that is left in my brain at the end of each day. and when i say lately, i mean most of this summer. since i took on the classical conversations director position for our community, my daily to-do list has seriously grown. and i love it. this job has been such a great experience so far.
but it is a job. i am now working from home part-time and that is a huge adjustment to make in my schedule. we are still figuring out how to carry this responsibility in a healthy way. i am hoping to lead with humility, wisdom and excellence. and while i do that, i am, first and foremost, a wife and mama hoping to serve my family with humility, wisdom, and excellence. yep, there's that.
this time of year is particularly full as i attend trainings and practicums, hire tutors, provide information meetings, answer e-mails, find a facility, oversee registration, and plan for the coming year. it has been so neat seeing all of the details come together. and can i tell you just how amazing the other directors and parents are?
i haven't spent much time here on the blog talking about all that i do with classical conversations. but i do feel the absence of sharing a huge aspect of my life. most of it would not be terribly interesting. and the parts i would like to talk about . . . well, i don't really have the mental energy to write about right now. i am feeling somewhat dormant in the output department. there is still a ton of creativity happening; it just is more on the processing level. i have learned so much and my mind is being stretched. oh, if i could sit you down and tell you all about it over a glass of iced tea.
here is what i will tell you on this little blog tonight:
- i am more passionate than ever about home centered education.
- classical conversations is a wonderful organization.
- we are hosting an information meeting for the champaign-urbana group this thursday, 7/21. see here for more details.
and that's about it. if you made it to the end of this, thanks for putting up with all the wordy-ness