Well today was the big track meet day!

Exercise: Absolutely none except for jumping up and down cheering for children:)

Teaching:

We ended up taking 49 children and we came home with 99 ribbons. For a small school, I think that’s good, especially as 50 of them were 1st,2nd or 3rd place ribbons:)

Our biggest problem of the day was this guy!

He jumped out of Lyndsay’s hand and flung himself to the ground in order to avoid being eaten🤣🤣🤣

The children were awesome- they really step up and act responsibly! We had no sickness, no misbehavior, no disappearances. I think I’ve chilled out a bit over the past six years that I’ve been doing this. I still go overboard on the planning and organizing, but I’m easier on the children while we are there:)

Overall it was an awesome day- thankfully not too hot nor pouring rain. I did manage to get burned even with wearing sunscreen, staying in the shade, a hat and sunglasses all day. You can tell you’re a fair blonde when…

I have to admit that I did come home and have an almost two hour nap! I must be getting old when the track meet wears me out!🤣

Crafting:

I have almost finished my rug square for the week, but I think I’ll leave it for a bit and knit some on my sweater. I’m hoping tomorrow to get enough done to get a picture taken of it, though I do plan to knit until I run out of yarn as I so dislike having a little bit of yarn left! What am I supposed to do with it??

Well a mindless movie and my knitting are calling to me!

Have fun!

AJ

22 thoughts on “Fun But Exhausting

  1. So the track meet did turn out great! 🙂 Congratulations to the kids, and to you. I like the ribbons. 😁
    I use up the scrap yarn in tapestry projects. There’s quite a bit of it that I’ve hoarded now so it’ll be time soon to crochet one, or maybe even start learning how to weave tapestry. 🙂

  2. Congrats, doesn’t it feel great to have such a big event finished successfully? I used to be on a high for days after the State Shoot even though I was exhausted! Watching the kids do their best and seeing the talent and hard work along with great sportsmanship is such a happy thing to witness! Your kiddos did great, some great prep took place, and it showed in the ribbons. 😄 Relax a bit and enjoy the weekend!

    1. Thank you! I am still smiling as I’m incredibly proud of my students. And yes I’m very happy to be done the event, now I just have to write my report cards and then I can just have fun with my students:)

    1. Thank you! They did do a great job! They were the loudest cheering section too which is what really matters- they took care of each other!

  3. What a wealth of ribbons! So impressive – your kids did very well! The ice cream looks like he wanted to join in on the fun too. Perhaps the high jump escape? 🙂 Lovely blogpost! – Neek

  4. Congrats on a successful track meet for your school. I remember so well when my little guys participated in their school track meets. We still have the ribbons they won hanging from a magnet on our garage refrigerator! You deserve to relax after track meet day! 🙂

    1. Thank you! As soon as I see the smiles on the children’s faces, it makes it worth the time and effort:) I am trying to do all things fun today:)

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