Saturday, January 28, 2012

Blog Post #1

After watching Randy Pausch's video, I am inspired to do a to do list. Also, I learned that I need a daily plan so I won't be stressed out. He mentioned that you can change the plan, but you have to have one first before you can change it. The main thing he said that I remember most is experience comes with time and there are no short cuts.

I have lived in Alabama all of my life. I lived in Irvington, Alabama until I graduated from High School in 1980, then I moved to Mobile to attend Twentieth Century Business College. I got a job at Morrison's in the accounting department. I got married a year later. I wanted a job outside of four walls so I got my Alabama Real Estate License. After my first child was born in 1986 I stayed home with her. My second child was born in 1992 and I became a full time stay at home Mother. My son was born in 2000.

I divorced in 2003 and wanted to start a new career to support us. I attended Faulkner State Community College from 2008-2011. I graduated in General Studies. By now you have probably guessed I am close to 50 years old. I have always enjoyed working with children. I have taught Sunday School and worked in a day care center. My passion is to teaching because when I was in the fourth grade I had a sweet teacher who taught me to read. Reading the words was not the real problem, but comprehending what I read was hard for me. She took the time to make sure I could read that year. I am here getting my education today because I want to make a difference in children's lives.

Outside of going to school, working, and being a full time single mother I like to swim, hike, listen to 70's music, and cook. My interest are traveling and spending time with my family.

3 comments:

  1. The Real Estate business sure did take some licks in the past 4 years! And education? I am not so sure about its future!

    Welcome to EDM310.

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  2. Welcome to EDM 310! Prepare for a semester of learning!

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  3. Hello Ms. Cyndi. I enjoyed reading about you. I applaud you for getting back in school to start a new career for you and your family. Some people would have been so afraid after being away from school for quite some time. I think that you have made a great career choice, especially because you have a love for children. I see that you like to cook and swim, that is something that I need to work on, or should I say something I just really prefer not to do, but should (lol). I hope you enjoy EDM 310.

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