Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Confessions

A while ago I use to write these mid-week confession posts. E hasn't hosted the link up lately, but I am feeling the need to get some things off my chest.

I confess...

  • I don't know the difference between "effect" and "affect" 
  • I am a terrible speller. I cannot spell definitely. Every time I type I get the red squiggly line under it, and use spell check to correct it. When I am writing it out, I don't even try. I just write "def."
  • I have never read The Great Gatsby and I really have no idea what its about.
  • I pretty much kill every plant. Except for this one. And I think a mutant has taken over it.

I don't think snap dragons are supposed to look like this. Erika? 

  • I only have 14 days left of teaching this school year, and I am ready to be done. (I'm not showing movies everyday... yet)
  • Tonight was the first time I ever had pomegranate seeds. They were on my fro yo. I liked them, but I still don't know if they are worth the hassle of cutting open a full pom.
  • Every time I watch a military homecoming I cry. Every. Single. Time. Especially if it involves kids.
What do you need to confess?


11 comments:

Jen said...

I 100% agree about military homecomings, I'm a basketcase every time I see one.

Kristin said...

There's a few words I'm just incapable of spelling correctly on the first try. "Desperate" is one of them. I can't remember the others but now I'm trying to rack my brain for them!

"Affect" is a verb. "Effect" is a noun. That, I know lol.

14 days...yikes. That seems like a lot for some reason.

Rachel said...

One of my friends, an English teacher, corrects the grammar on my texts. I confess I want to punch him. Repeatedly.

I have three days left. I'm sorry for you!

Angi said...

Whoa, I thought I was the only one who had never read The Great Gatsby!! High five for those of us completely out of the loop and not sure what the hoopla is surrounding that movie...

Spelling and grammar are the only things I'm really good at, haha. My math is so bad it's embarrassing.

Lauren {at} Life.Love.Lauren said...

14 days! Almost there!

Erika said...

Those are some happy snapdragons, that's for sure!! Just go with it! And cut some for vases inside if they're getting too big for you! And I remember reading Gatsby in high school but basically have no memory of what it's actually about, and watching trailers for the movie hasn't jogged my memory any, soooo....

SMD @ lifeaccordingtosteph said...

I can't add without using my fingers or a calculator. And I don't care to.

Affect is almost always a verb and effect is almost always a noun.

Erin said...

I can almost guarantee you are a better speller than me! you should def read gatsby though, and then see the movie!!

Becky Dougherty said...

I'm a plant killer, too!! I don't mean to be, it's just how it is.

I HAVE read The Great Gatsby, and I don't remember it at all. (I think we read it in English class sophomore year of HS.) I don't think I understood what was happening when I did read it. Therefore, it is on my summer reading list :)

E said...

Well, I was going to woo you with my English skills by explaining the difference between affect and effect; but, it looks like the other commenters have you covered! And, I think I'll spare you the Cliffs Notes of Gatsby, but you SHOULD read it! :)

Thanks so much for linking up! I love it!!

One Crafty Cupcake said...

I def. can't spell that same word. The worst part is that spell check doesn't correct it when I type it...that's how wrong I spell it. I read Gatsby in high school but forgot about it. I got a movie gift card for tickets and popcorn I decided I wanted to see Gatsby. Then when I realized I had no idea what it was about I downloaded a free PDF e-book that I'm reading. It's actually good!