Thursday, June 23, 2011

Sorry for my absence!

So I just realized that once again that it has been nearly a year since my last post. So much has happened in the last year that I don't even know where to start! First things first, KJ and I were finally able to move up to Heber. This has been absolutely wonderful. Pretty sure it is one of my favorite places in the entire world. I get to be near all of KJ's fam and live right in the heart of the mountains. I am currently working for a company in Park City as a reservation agent and hope to find a new job soon. I have applied for on with Wasatch County School District as a special ed aide, so keep your fingers crossed. I no longer have my horses, which is a slight bummer, but it's a good sacrifice to be able to live in such a beautiful valley and all the other blessings that I have in my life.

In school, I recently became part of the Special Education program that is offered through Utah State University. This has been a wonderful experience thus far. I love learning all the things in the program and I am looking forward to my licensure as a teacher in the future.

For the past few weeks I have been participating in a practicum for my program at Foothills Elementary in Herriman. This has been an awesome experience. I never would have envisioned myself wanting to be in an elementary school, but with the help of two awesome mentors (Mrs. Craven and Mrs. H) I have had the most positive teaching experience in a second grade class. These students have so many talents and are so bright and alive. I love to see their young faces everyday. I'm really going to miss them correcting my spelling and asking me why I say raccoon so funny. This really has been very rewarding!

Let's see, what else? Well, KJ and I are looking to buy a house. We are searching high and low for the right one, but it's fun window shopping anyway.

Well that's all for now. Hopefully this time I will stay more on top of things.