2012 SOLSC Challenge
If you recall, yesterday I vowed not to speak of anything dealing with sickness, which means I can’t tell you that Seneca tested positive for influenza today and that I spent yet another day home from school with the kids. Wait? Did I just say that? Oh fiddle. Well, that’s all I’ll say because what […]
After watching the thermometer readings rise and fall over a two-day span, after doling out the appropriate doses of chewable Tylenol and Motrin, I finally decided to take her in. The ragged look in her eyes, the raw edges of her discomfort merged with sleepy recollections of the night before when she woke – a […]
While I’m sure each of my family members would have wished for a healthier holiday, we did what we could to enjoy a little Luck o’ the Irish! An Old Irish Blessing May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind always be at your back. May the sun shine […]
Some days are made for working, while others for everything else. Some nights are filled with excited energy, while Others are meant for restoration and quiet calm.
Temps are rising On more than Outdoor thermometers. Hot hands And flushed cheeks Along with “lungs all twisted They can’t help But cough” Mean I’ll be Once again Pining for Cooler readings.
Hello dear friend. It’s been too long since you’ve shared the warmth of your gentle embrace. I hope you, too, enjoyed the time we spent together this day, walking, playing, laughing, running, making memories. Thank you for stopping by today and offering this taste of what’s to come as we spend more and more time […]
Today, students learned about the beauty and simplicity of the 6-word story. We’ll be using this as a summarizing strategy for chapters as we prepare to read realistic fiction in the coming weeks. Today, students were free to choose their own topic and write something that was on their mind today, but do so […]
Dear Calder, Today you turned FIVE – how can that be? As we sat there on your bed this afternoon, flipping through the photo album looking at your album I realized just how big you’ve grown. Placing your size 11 feet on the same inky prints in your baby book and seeing that they’re more […]
Note: This post is personal in nature and not something that I present to students in class. This represents my views as a personal and not those of my school or district. Sitting and listening today to one man’s faith journey today, I found myself transfixed. On his story and His story. We read from […]
As I perched on the end of the couch, chatting with my mother-in-law and husband, the first hints of morning sun were peeking through the sheer white curtains. Up early, I was anticipating last-minute busy-ness to prepare for Calder’s birthday party today. At the same time, it was a wonderful feeling to just let it […]