Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Nerves

I've never been an person who craves adventure. I'm more of a stay at home, relax at the lake, read a book type of gal. So after 8 years of teaching AP Statistics, I don't know what possessed me to apply to be an AP reader. I don't even *like* grading my student papers - let alone the thought of spending the next 7 days grading papers for 8 hours a day in order to get over 100,000 AP exams graded!!

But the time has come. Tomorrow morning at this time, I will be sitting in the airport waiting for my flight to be called to send me off to Louisville to join 450 other statistics teachers from around the nation. To say I'm nervous is an understatement. I have spent several of the past days trying to figure out what to take with me, hoping I don't forget anything, nervous about flying and having a roommate that I don't know.

To make matters worse, this has been a very overwhelming few days. Our last day at the high school was last Tuesday but then I had meetings on Thursday and Friday. Our weekend plans included seeing both my mom and MIL for their birthdays, cleaning out the freezer due to a loss of power (YUCK!!), dealing with hurricane force winds and rain, and losing air conditioning for 24 hours in 90+ degree heat.

Now I'm off to finish laundry, cleaning the house, going to the doctor, packing, and dinner with my family tonight. I will try to blog about my experiences at the AP reading if I get a chance. Have a wonderful day to all of you!

1 comment:

Jackie said...

The readings always sound like fun on the listserv. I can't wait to read more about it. Have a great time!