A day of many possibilities!
I love this kid to the core. While I appreciate him on the average day, his birthday is the perfect day to reflect on all the joy he adds to our lives. As we celebrated his first dozen years, I am left feeling nostalgic for the days of toddlerhood and eager to watch him continue […]
Today… I slept soundly, and late. I worked comfortably, and well. I sighed deeply, and thought. I replied thoughtfully, and wondered. I watched, unneeded, and smiled. I celebrated loudly, and wholly. …I lived fully.
Having been out of a traditional classroom for over a year now, I’m noticing a few things and forgetting a few others. The first and perhaps most obvious observation centers around this very challenge. Over the years, I have learned ways to improve the experience, to introduce students to blogging and to, hopefully, provide a […]
I found you today in accomplishing tasks both personal and professional. The movement from one space to the next was invigorating and provided the unforseen structure of small pockets of time within which I was able to acutely focus on one-two specific items. The supremely brisk air kept it real and offered enough of […]
Winter has been a bit of an unwelcome guest this year, so the sporadic visits of the sun are cherished. Today, I basked in the beauty by finding the light in the smallest of ways.
Today, I wonder… about the learning happening in rooms across the venue, and the transformative power of connected teaching. if my request to postpone an important conversation was received as intended. why it’s so easy to let so much time pass between touching base with friends we love and respect. about the young mother whose […]
As the days get longer and our afternoons spent creating and constructing begin to consume more of the evening, I find that if I look carefully…the space I needed to create was there. Today, I watched 20 fifth grade students plan and play. Something about this little guy struck me as I passed by. Here’s […]
Nothing could have prepared me for the enormity of the festivities that would converge in our new town today. Here, the kids are ready for their community choir float. The sun and slight breeze made the mid-afternoon festivities seem even more enjoyable. It was a great way to spend our day together. […]