Weekend Coffee Share: One Week Left

If we were having coffee, I would tell you that the cooling days and the chilly mornings are reminding me that the Summer Break is almost over. I have tidied my home, read some wonderful books, spend time with a dear friend, and relaxed to my heart’s content. The time of leisure, however, is almost over and it will soon be the start of the school year.

If we were having coffee, I would tell you that on Monday, and for the few days after, I will be going into school to set up my classroom. Not only will I be moving desks and chairs into their positions, I will also be preparing my students’ notebooks as well as getting the first week’s lessons ready. In addition, I will be preparing my welcome letter to the parents and setting up my centres for the first day. Preparing my teaching space helps to get my mind back into the routine of the school year. It is a time of reflection as I prepare for that nervous-filled first day of school.

If we were having coffee, I would tell you that I have done most of the things that I wanted to do during the break – and that I will have completed the tasks that I set myself by the end of the Labour Day weekend. The days of summer have been hot and wonderful as I have taken a break from my working routine. I do, however, feel ready to get back in the swing of things – though I will not be able to do as much reading as I have done these past seven weeks.

If we were having coffee, I would tell you that tomorrow I am attending a Frenzy Presents event at the offices of the Harper Collins Publishing House in Canada. I am looking forward to it as I will meet one of their authors and learn about the Young Adult books that are coming out this Fall.

If we were having coffee, I would tell you that I am now off to meet up with my husband. Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

What would you tell me if we were having coffee?

ยฉ Colline Kook-Chun, 2019

(This post is linked to Eclectic Alli and theย Weekend Coffee Share)

16 thoughts on “Weekend Coffee Share: One Week Left

  1. If we were having coffee I’d tell you we really enjoyed our time in Colorado and Montana but I am always so happy to come home and sleep in my own bed surrounded by familiar things. I would tell you it’s still very hot here but I prefer it to spending August mornings in front of a roaring fire which just seems WRONG to me LOL. Glad you enjoyed the break – have a terrific school year Colline

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  2. So wonderful, happenings to look forward to and being prepared for them! Best wishes for the coming school year!

    Every year at this time, I recall how much I hated school. I was a pain to my teachers and parents, alike. Give me a pasture, a tree, and a book!

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  3. I wish you all the blessings in the world for the new school year. Have a great day with your hubby! It’s Monday here, and it’s rainy… so, though I was going to open windows while I clean i won’t be able to. Today, I’m packing up the pictures and wall ornaments, all in hope that we may still get to move at the end of September. May have to use the food pantry and soup kitchen for a month, but it will be worth it to get into a place without the crawling creatures.

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