Monthly Archives: April 2017

Spirit 24 April 2017

No matter what we come up against, that spirit inside of us will carry us along, or at least we’ll stumble along which still counts. I think the human spirit is one of the strongest threads in the universe because … Continue reading

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Expectations 17 April 2017

Different people expect different things from me. Bosses: My bosses expect me to be prepared, organized, and innovative. They expect me to use technology innovatively, to grade fast but in-depth with feedback and the use of rubrics…that students never read. … Continue reading

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Snow 13 April 2017

Snow worship is something I know a lot about; I would call myself an expert. I can watch it snow for hours, appreciating the beauty and grace with which it falls, flake upon flake piling up in inches and sometimes … Continue reading

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Feeling Down 12 April 2017

Sometimes my students come in to class and I can see in the slump of their shoulders and the way they don’t meet eyes or answer my, “How are you today?” that they are down. One day I wrote this … Continue reading

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Believe 11 April 2017

I believe in power, grace, and love. Power lives within each soul. With power comes the responsibility of grace. Grace is seeing what can be, no matter what actually presents. Love is all that matters in the end. If you … Continue reading

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Free 10 April 2017

One of the best things I’ve ever gotten that didn’t cost anything was a second chance to do something with my life that could make a difference to the world and to me. It began with a ┬árandom drawing I … Continue reading

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Wishes 6 April 2017

I wish someone would make me untie the knot inside myself and live without so much stress. I’d like to just get it all out there and never hold stuff inside. Fat chance. So, in lieu of that option, I … Continue reading

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Long’s Peak 4 April 2017

Last week was spring break for my brick and mortar school and one of my online schools. All my other students were still in class and working, and so was I. The best part of the week, though, was Thursday. … Continue reading

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One Year 3 April 2017

A year ago, yesterday, a couple in love pledged their troth to each other and entered their life together in holy matrimony. Yesterday, we celebrated that beautiful sunny spring day that became a part of our story. We promised to … Continue reading

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