Thursday, May 21, 2009

Just a Post + a winner

Many of you know that today, at 4:30, I go for my second interview for an assistant principal position. To say I'm nervous is an understatement.  I left school early, to be able to relax, get ready, and get my head straight.  I had plans to post my review of Strange Angels, but I just can't think straight enough to write a review right now.  I have managed to clean out Google Reader, but 13 new posts just "popped" up, oh well.  I've commented on some blogs, which I miss doing, and I've tweeted with some friends.

I've waited for this day for 2 years, and even though I may not get the job, it is a great experience.  Did I say I was one of the final 2 interviewees? Scary, huh?  All my teacher friends at school believe I'll get it, and I have high hopes, but there is still that little bit of doubt.  Everybody has that, right?  I know I'm ready, but are they ready for me?

I try to give you a blog post everyday, and I didn't want to let you down b/c I was in a non-blogging mood right now.  I hope you don't mind this real personal, semi-talking to myself post.  I just had to get some things off my chest.   I do have the winner of The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z for you.  It's exciting to be announcing winners.  So, without further ado, the winner is:

rhapsodyinbooks

Something else I learned today - Wings, by Aprilynne Pike is #1 on the New York Times Bestseller List.  Congratulations to Aprilynne.  Wings is her debut YA novel, can you believe it?

I am currently reading 20 Boy Summer.  When I get it finished, I will be posting a review with a surprise.  Just start thinking: "If I could ask Sarah Ockler anything, what would it be?"  That's all I'm going to say for now, but I promise, you'll LOVE it!!

Thanks for letting me just "share" today.

9 comments:

Bingo said...

I am praying for you and sending good thoughts your way! Here you are about to be an AP and I look forward to retiring in 2 weeks! I so hope those people know a good thing when they see it and snap you right up! Do let us know how it goes.

rhapsodyinbooks said...

I hope we get to exchange congratulations!

ann marie said...

Keeping the fingers crossed, good luck. :)

MJ said...

I'm praying for you. If it doesn't work out, we need a great assistant principal next year!!!! would you get mad when I read during faculty meetings? :)

Really, I hope your dreams come true.

bermudaonion said...

I hope things went well at the interview!

Molly said...

I hope the interview went well and you will soon be allowing us to celebrate your good news!

debbiesworld said...

I hope the interview went well! Can't wait to hear what you think of 20 Boy Summer. I have it on my wishlist.

Teddy Rose said...

I hope it went well for you! My fingers are crossed!

Jo-Jo said...

Good luck...what a great opportunity!

 
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