Monday, August 27, 2007

Fall Into a New School Year

School has started back and the pace of life just stepped it up a notch. Now, it seems a little strange for me to say that because I'm not in school and although my son's activities sometimes throw a little extra into the schedule, it's not bad and I enjoy getting to see him participate. It does seem to create extra demands on my spouse who works in the Central Office for our school system.

I guess really it is just the increase in activity around me that makes it feel like everything is faster -- more hurried. The morning traffic seems heavier. Various school activities place demands on others at work. It is more difficult to schedule things because of conflicts. Oh, well -- that's part of fall!

Fall.
I can't believe that
Footballs are flying,
Corn is drying,
Students are crying
'Cause summer is dying
And I would be lying
If I said I was trying
To keep from sighing
Over the end of summer.

OK. Technically there's still nearly a month left.

4 comments:

Panhandle Poet said...
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WomanHonorThyself said...

live in the moment poet..its glorious, warm and sunny...woohooo!

The Hermit said...

If the central office in your district is anything like the one where I used to teach, good luck to your wife.

Incognito said...

ahh... but summer really is only when kids are out of school. even though I don't even have any, i consider that summer.

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