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How did I get here?

The ride is finally coming to an end. Maybe. Kind of. The wheels are still going, but I see the track is running out.

It's the morning of our annual carnival, hosted by our PTA. It signals the end of the school year, and yet, there is still so much work to do. Faced with the prospect of our PTA dying and dismantling, our PTA president reached out to the district adviser and council president, as demanded by the bylaws.

This should be interesting.

I've been involved with our PTA for the past 3 years. I remember quite clearly, as my daughter entered kindergarten at her school, the images that sprang to mind at the first flyer from the PTA. "Ice Cream Social! All are welcome!" I cringed for two reasons: 1) I am NOT a social person. Well...I'm selectively social. Which leads me to 2) the thought of throngs of parents, jockeying for position as I've read about in almost every blog, parent article, and even talking to fellow parents in other school districts. I hav…