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Re: How many more days/weeks?


From: sbacon (sbacon_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat May 11 2002 - 16:27:48 PDT

From now on, Susan, I am just going to read further down the list until
I see if you have added your two cents worth, because you always say
beautifully, what I'm trying to say, but just can't quite squeak it out
the way I wish I could!

I will just add "DITTO!"..waht she said!


> Oh, I LOVE my profession! ... I would rather think of it more as "I
> can hardly wait for summer vacation to begin", rather than, "I can
> hardly wait for the school year to be over".
> I, for one, usually never look for the "easy way out". If there's two
> ways to do something, easy or difficult, I'll find the difficult way.
> Like most of us on this list, I am interested in giving the kids the
> best possible art experience. What I mean is, the art I try to evoke
> from the kids is higher level for little ones, and therefore, a lot of
> work for us both. That, coupled with the perfectionism of wanting
> everything to be mounted/matted and displayed beautifully, means I
> never whind down. It is an exhausting process, and I'm not sorry I do
> things this way, just for the reasons you mention, Ken.
> However, I savor summertime for myself, as I spend it to both relax
> and to develop personally and professionally. To be well-rounded,
> well-rested, and rejuvenated after the summer means the kids will get
> more in the fall, so don't let this thread "disturb" you!
> Susan on Long Island ---