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I come from the future sitting here in my comfortable home, hands curled around a steaming mug of coffee as I enjoy my first morning of spring break. Despite the freedom I know I’ll find in the coming week ahead, I’m heay-hearted as I write to you today. My spirit aches with regret that you, […]
Everyone is tired and getting ready to enjoy a week of relaxation for spring break. Many are leaving early. Many are staying home. Add to the fact that our third marking period is coming to a close and we’re finding ourselves in crunch time to get everything in – and it’s a recipe for busy […]
Here I am, sitting at my computer in the final moments of the day. Having just posted my slice and knowing I still have work ahead of me tonight, I figured it was as good a time as any to make the switch. The switch I keep talking about with my students. Where I’m posting […]
Pictures are worth a thousand words today as I’ve celebrated with love, laughter, flowers and ice cream cake. What more could I possibly ask for? This post was written as part of a monthly challenge sponsored by Two Writing Teachers, to encourage writing and community. The goal is to write a Slice of Life entry […]
It’s been five years, and I still think about you. I can see your green work pants and white T-shirt, your suspenders and combed hair. I hear your booming voice and infectious laughter. The way you’d always manage to rib me in the loving way only a grandfather could. Just recently, on Calder’s birthday, I […]