It’s a beautiful Monday morning, the first official day of summer vacation for me and I am finally going to delve deep into the lazy feel-good days of summer. But before I do that, here’s a little recap of the wonderful weekend I had to start my summer… Graduation Day Saturday was graduation day at … More Graduation Day Pride
I’ve been having a rough week this week…well, at least these past couple of days. Though I am counting my blessings in knowing that I have people around me who care about me and will rally behind me when I need them, my pride’s been hurt and eventually I’m going to have to lick my … More It’s Time to Deal with a Weighty Issue
Another Monday night, another week ahead! I don’t know, maybe it’s because I don’t feel good, but I’m not feeling so great, mentally, these past few days either. I’ve had a bad head cold and aches and pains since Saturday and I’m feeling more tired than I think I’ve ever felt before. The mental part … More Thinking Out Loud
I originally wanted to write this post last night, but like with everything else lately, I simply ran out of time before I had the time to do it. Maybe it’s better that I write this now anyway, after the fact. You see, today was the first meeting of our school’s GSA, or Gay/Straight Alliance, … More A first GSA meeting brings about some old fears
It’s time to put my game face on! Well, we are finally here, the eve of the first day of school for the kiddies. Like everything else this summer, I’m not feeling like I usually do about the start of school. At this time last year I posted a piece entitled, Today Is Where Your … More Time to put my game face on!
Today is Graduation Day for the high school in which I work, and I always attend when I have students taking that last, glorious walk up to the podium to acknowledge their accomplishments. This year I have two current and two former students of mine walking the walk and I couldn’t be prouder. I have … More My Four Graduates
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