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Move: This week I ran with Hannah, walked with two different friends, and ran on my own. It was good to move.
Preserve: The kids and I made 34 meals for our freezer. It was a long day of cooking, but worth the result. With a cross country runner, a football player, a volleyball player, and a soccer player in the house, I think we will still make it through the fall sports season with home cooked meals around the kitchen table.
Write: I’m glad I blogged yesterday. It helped me grow roots to some of the whirling thoughts. It was even better to receive the feedback.
I hope you’ll join Christy Rush-Levine and me for the first #TaCwriters chat on Sunday at 8:00 pm. We will be talking about writing workshop routines with Katherine Sokolowski and the end of the chat will be dedicated to celebrations about teaching writers.
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  1. Happy to hear you're finding time to exercise, too-feels good. Looking forward to your chat. Time to get my own head around the beginnings of school, so I know it'll be inspiring, a great jumping off point! Thanks to you and Christy for doing!