Discovery, Part One

The funny thing was, once that realization was made — the one that guaranteed the safety net had indeed been removed and free fall had begun, I was actually better equipped to find the footholds I needed to get out of the deep, dark well of the unknown.  I know some might react by falling apart… Continue reading Discovery, Part One

Friday Night’s Alright for Writing (#6) History Lessons

Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.- George Santayana I started my World History lessons this week with that quote – one of my favorites, something that I actually remember from high school, and a great “why” for my students who seemed less than enthused about the subject at hand. I… Continue reading Friday Night’s Alright for Writing (#6) History Lessons

Thoughts on Sandy Hook…and life in general.

The last two weeks or so have been rough, on a personal, professional and world level. I’ve had words swimming in my head since then and they have been taking a very long time to gel into anything coherent so I didn’t want to put my fingers to the keyboard quite yet.  But I have… Continue reading Thoughts on Sandy Hook…and life in general.