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Things I Don't Like
I don't like traffic. I don't like rudeness. I don't like cheating. I don't like lies. I don't like mean. I don't like burnt popcorn. I don't like (More)
A Letter to Spring Break
Dear Spring Break, I'm so excited that you are arriving today. I've been waiting and waiting for you! Now that you're here, I don't even know wha (More)
Lack of Snow Haiku
Glum. Where is the snow?  Predictions...never correct. And now? Discontent...   I was counting on it. The snow. I was so sure that it would be here this morning...so sure that I didn't prepare my slice the day before. (Rookie mistake.) I was (More)
I'm Grateful Today
I'm grateful. Today I'm grateful. For what? Well, I'm glad you asked... More)
Messiness, Mistakes & Grace
I'm a teacher. I encourage mistakes. I tell my students, "In this classroom, mistakes is when the learning takes place." I encourage the messiness of learning and writing. We celebrate it.    So here's my question...why am I so hard on myself when (More)
Cupcakes & Connections
An art teacher at our school won a radio trivia contest (94.7 Fresh in the DC area) and when they heard he was a teacher, they offered to treat the staf (More)
Coming to the Final Page
If you are new to reading my blog, you may not know about my passion for my notebooks. I've been writing in notebooks for more than thirty years and I h (More)
Must See TV
The way we watch television has changed. It's changed so much that it's often hard to keep up with it. With the cost of cable skyrocketing, (More)
Making the World a Better Place
The world can be a scary place. I've been thinking about what I can do to make the world a better place. How will I make things better? (More)