I can't believe I'm actually doing it. I started my doctoral degree program this week and it's so crazy. I never would have thought a year ago that this is where I would be. But it feels right and I'm really happy to be doing it. Even though it's really scary and intimidating and overwhelming! [...]
Where’d Everyone Go?
I've been in education for over 20 years. I've gone through the various pendulum-swings of testing, standards, bad economy, teacher pay, and now Covid. I don't think I've ever seen the pendulum swing from one extreme to the other as fast as is happening right now. I'm in the unique position of being out of [...]
they can’t breathe
he can’t breathe they can’t breathe 401 years since it began on U.S. soil iron-collars - they can’t breathe 315 years since it was law iron-chains - they can’t breathe 160 years since the last delivery smothered in a hidden hold - they can’t breathe 57 years since the peaceful protests of Selma high-pressure fire [...]
A Different Lens
June 1, 2016. 06-01-16. Our lives changed that day, but we didn’t have any idea how much. That was the day we had my youngest son’s first IEP, when we received the results of his testing. That was the very first day that anybody, including us, actually said the words, “He is on the Autism [...]
Word of the Day: Heart
Where Have I Been?
So for my legions of fans and followers, you've probably been waiting and waiting for me to post, George R. R. Martin-style. (Ha!) I started this page, and my ancestry research, in May 2018, approximately 1-2 weeks before Mother's Day, of course planning on doing a lot of research and writing about what I discover [...]
Where the boys are…
Daily Prompt: Slight
via Daily Prompt: Slight Oh, the irony. I am currently sitting about 10 feet away from somebody who is currently "slighting" me because she felt "slighted" by me last week. People are funny things. When you break it down to it's basic elements, we're bags of flesh and bones powered by some sort of almost [...]