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Danny is home. We just watched Jerry Maguire, which was good, and now he's watching preseason Redskins, which is less good. I like watching the Redskins live, but I get bored easily watching it on TV--especially preseason games. I've never been a sporty person, so I guess it's not surprising.

I ran another lesson today with the kids. I brought in a whole bunch of books for a lesson on how to pick a book to read for fun. It didn't go perfectly; the power had been out for a while and remained out for the whole lesson, and making kids concentrate when it's dark and hot is pretty difficult. One group in particular was very disruptive, with the throwing my books around and yelling. Frustrating. But Alice thought I did very well, even if afterward I couldn't help thinking of little things I could have done better. I guess that, since it's only my third day, not doing brilliantly is not altogether unexpected. Especially under the circumstances. But many of the kids were really excited about my books, which made me happy. I just wish I had extra copies to lend out... but I'm not comfortable lending out a bunch of my hardcovers. I did lend out the Halo book that follows the first game, though--mainly because I don't mind if I lose it. I found it to be boring. I liked the prequel book better; Shane has that one, and I know he'll return it.

I still need to get Graceling back from Megan, and the Keisha'ra books from Yuka. I'm definitely more concerned about getting Graceling back. I don't think I'd miss the others terribly.

Anyway, so far I love the internship. I could do without the University classes, but ah. They'll be done in a couple months. And they'll probably be a huge help despite being annoyingly jam-packed with assignments.

Things I'm concerned about: The actual curriculum/making lesson plans by day-week-month-year; being a disciplinarian for the kids; and of course fitting all the University work into the internship and what limited "free time" I have. Oh, and writing. x_x;

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3/9/10 23:58 (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] jediknightmuse.livejournal.com
Per your request...

I'm using my "fake" facebook account, and am temporarily turning the setting on for my journal so that I can show you and actually see for myself (because up until now I haven't dared try it). So, here we go...

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4/9/10 00:00 (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] jediknightmuse.livejournal.com
And because I THINK it would show an edited comment as another post (which I've already deleted from off of the Facebook), I'm commenting separately with a screenshot.

Image (http://tinypic.com?ref=vr61c3)

D: Not cool.

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4/9/10 14:42 (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] keptawake.livejournal.com
So doesn't bother me. Thanks though, it's nice to know exactly what it does!

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5/9/10 04:42 (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] jediknightmuse.livejournal.com
What mainly bothers me, at least, is this:

Image (http://s964.photobucket.com/albums/ae123/JediKnightMuse/?action=view&current=Screenshot2010-09-05at123049AM.png)

which shows up in your LJ profile when you have it turned on. I turned it on in my (old) fan fiction account and used my "fake" Facebook account again. The purple link brings you directly to the person's Facebook account. D:

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