Something happened yesterday that I allowed to eat at me the entire day.
Someone, not thinking, went to my new principal and made an idiot statement that called my professionalism into question.
It wasn’t the comment that bothered me. People not really knowing what I do all day make idiot comments all the time. I’m used to them. It was the fact that the person chose NOT to speak to me but to go over my head.
I told my new administrators last night before I left that I know that I need to work on growing thicker skin. One of my new vice principals is also working on this.
It’s not easy.
Both of us need to remember the wise words of Mac Anderson: