Category Archives: Observations

Poetry Friday: Poem in the Mail

Head over to Margaret at Reflections on the Teche who is rounding up Poetry Friday this week. Last week, I had my second piece of student mail. I squeed when I opened the piece to find a poem. When I … Continue reading

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SOL18: Been Awhile

I am thankful to Two Writing Teachers for creating a community to share writing. And they have joined Instagram. You can follow them @twowritingteachersblog or use the hashtag #TWTBlog. I typically take the month of July off to vacation and not be on … Continue reading

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Sunday Solace: Week 44

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October 19: #PURPLETHURSDAY

Love Shouldn’t Hurt… I’m a survivor.  I wrote this in 2016 but haven’t publicly shared.  My former husband died earlier this year.  I still feel the pain after almost three decades.  Less now but my body has memories. This Cycle … Continue reading

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SOL17: Me, Too

Thanks to Two Reading Teachers for providing space to share our slices. If you haven’t been on social media in the last couple of days, you may have missed this: Me too. If all the people who have been sexually … Continue reading

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SOL17: My OLW: Hope

Thanks to Two Writing Teachers for providing a place to share our weekly SOLs. I thought this might be a great week for a review of my OLW:  HOPE.  Looking through the search tool on my blog, I found seven … Continue reading

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SOL17: Choose Your Own Adventure in Learning

Thank you, Two Writing Teachers, for providing space each week to share our slices. So sometimes,  a conversation with a colleague spurs my brain into overtime.  On Friday the conversation was about creating a space in class (30minutes once a … Continue reading

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