Oh, in in leetle plastic bags, 94 of them, and I can say at least 70 of them were recycled from the submissions to the school. Oh and I didn't trim all of these...maybe about 1/4 of them today, but it felt like millions! Probably why I can't knit tonite!
We won't talk about how I just found out I didn't need to trim them so nice...or that I could use the bags..why didn't I read the coordinators update better!! hmmmm!!!
You see, being a workingoutofthehome mom, and
I have had this job for at least 9 years...yes, we've been at that school for 13 years, this is our last year. At first, I did this all alone, trimming over 3,000 of them and mailing them in.
Then I relearned to knit and then the world of blogs arrived and gah..I didn't want to do this alone anymore. So last year, the lightbulb went off, bring the stuff to skate nite (roller skating, you know social teen stuff ;) and get the others to do it for me..well, along with me. All parents were thrilled as they got to meet, chat, and earn their hours too. And me...hehe..well I was the most thrilled as it didn't take away my time for surfing and knitting.
All those leetle squares, one would think lots of $$...sigh..for the amount of them, only $548..but it means I go out with a bang as this is the largest amount we've ever gotten! :) (we are a school of less than 150 students)
Bear with me my friends...in the next few months I have both kids graduating, although she's only graduating from 8th grade, people she has to wear a dress and has been bugging me to get it, and shoes too..and a purse..yikes where did my tomboy go?? (She's not worn a dress since her First Communion!) I'm kind of excited to shop with her..well kind of, her taste and mine..um..so not alike ;) and no, I am not sewing her a dress...yuk! I don't like sewing clothes..all that work and time and it never fits.
So I'm sure I'll be doing a bit of reflecting, crying, and whining to you all in the next coming weeks, thanks in advance for listening! :)