With summer coming to an end, I feel so much pressure to get all of these things done. I have to remember that I still have 4 weeks before school starts, and that if I manage my time efficiently, I can do all of the things that I want to do. (I still have yet to go to the beach!)
Today I finished a project that killed two birds with one stone. I joined NCTM in 2007, and so I had 8 years worth of Mathematics Teacher journals taking up space. I also joined Kappa Delta Pi in 2007, so I had 8 years of the KDP Record and New Teacher Advocate taking up valuable shelf space as well. So I guess I have to admit I'm a borderline hoarder when it comes to certain things. I am crippled with the fear that I may one day need the thing I got rid of it. (No, not really.) The journals were one of the things that I was worried I could need in the future, so I held on to them. However, I can gain access to all of those journals digitally through my memberships. (Yay!) Plus, if I'm not actively using those journals, then they are just a waste of space.
So the great purge began. I