I’d like to preface this post by stating that yes, I am a P!nk fanatic, and perhaps I’ve become a little obsessed with her over these past few months, but well, her songs move me like no other and I’m sure I’ll get sick of her one day….maybe? So if you’re already tired of me … More P!nk in the Classroom
Well, it’s Tuesday, the 13th of December and the Christmas grind is on! In the past three days I’ve spent hours upon hours Christmas shopping and decorating, all in between working and tutoring, eating and sleeping. Looking ahead there doesn’t seem to be any letdown, but it only happens once a year, so… What happened … More December 13th, 2011 – The Time Has Come; Giving Thanks – My Students
It’s Thursday night and we’re in the middle of a big weather change at the moment. Right now, the wind is kicking up and the skies are dark…a cold front is moving in. Yes, it’s supposed to get quite chilly tonight, with temperatures, gulp, plunging down into the 40’s. Yikes, way too early for temps … More September 15th, 2011 – A Post Presentation High
This is a hard post to write. It’s Thursday evening and the end of another long day. Work has been absolutely, mind-numbingly crazy all week, but thankfully I got a reprieve from that today. The reprieve was only short-lived because on top of all the busy-ness of my day at a conference and running errands, … More Praying for a special someone
Xenophobia – the hatred or fear of foreigners or strangers or of their politics or culture Phobias in general are irrational fears. There are all sorts of phobias, and they often get confused or coupled with hatred. Just like animals, people lash out and go on the offensive when they’re afraid of something and we … More X is for Xenophobia
Thursday was a long-awaited field trip for my students. As an ESL teacher in a 7-12 school, I am in the unique position of teaching the same core group of students year after year, and so we all get to know each other pretty well. At the beginning of each school year, they always ask … More A field trip…
Happy Weekend everyone! It’s around 6:30 and I just got up for a nap that I took to prepare myself for going out later. It’s been a long week, as always, and I’m definitely looking forward to dancing tonight! The weather has been holding up and it feels like we’re almost to the point of … More March 18th, 2011 – Don’t Be a Hater!