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A Low-Key Rainy Day

September 8th, 2013 at 03:20 am

Now that school's in session, I think lots of my time will be spent course planning for my new class. While it's mostly seniors, their levels of preparation are widely varied, and I can see the class will need some fine tuning from my original plan.

So, while DD was at a birthday party I spent a few hours plotting the class work and homework for next week.

Spending was confined to a pretty darn frugal grocery store trip. We were very happy to see hours of rain today. We certainly needed it.

One note of hilarity from my evening "open enrollment college" job: Two weeks ago I assigned 50 pages of _Pride and Prejudice._ Tonight a student e-mailed me to tell me she couldn't find the book anywhere. Regular readers of my tales of woe may remember this student being chastised for her cell phone habits during class. I sent her a link to the 162 copies in our county library, assuring her at least one must be available.

5 Responses to “A Low-Key Rainy Day”

  1. beawealthywarrior Says:

    lol, virtually Smile

  2. creditcardfree Says:

    We need rain here too! I hope she can navigate a library.

  3. CB in the City Says:

    That's telling. Probably no app for "Pride and Prejudice."

  4. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    There's probably a copy of it available for the Kindle for free through Amazon... so many ways to get it. Smile

  5. My English Castle Says:

    I did refer her to the Kindle app and the free Kindle version. Sigh.

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