Another swap has come and gone… and my desk is full of schoolish bounty: composition notebooks, a nice three ring notebook, permanent markers, erasers, white-out tape, bookmarks, pens, coveted and beloved mechanical pencils, and even a metallic Sharpie! Mrs. Traci really knows how to butter up her swap-sister! And the kids have been warned that if they touch the pencils, they might draw back a nub.
After admiring my swap presents, I settled in at the desk to get some things on my to-do list checked off today. It is slow going, but a new mechanical pencil is just the way to keep me dedicated to the task. Organization is easy for some people and painful work for others. During October through December, I tend toward the latter!
How about you? Did your October seem to vanish in to smoke? Here’s an article from my archives to help you with preparing for the rush towards January:
Now back to that to-do list…