365: Day 16- Talk to me

Party animals? After spending time with a group of people, do you feel energized and ready for anything or do you want to hide in the corner with a good book? Depends on the people.  Some people invigorate; some people drain.  The bigger question is how do people feel after leaving a conversation with me? … Continue reading 365: Day 16- Talk to me

365: Day 6- Earworm

Earworm Write whatever you normally write about, and weave in a book quote, film quote, or song lyric that’s been sticking with you this week. What do I normally write about it?  I normally write about whatever piques my curiosity or gnaws on my brain stem.  Or raises my ire.  Or whatever.  Today, I am … Continue reading 365: Day 6- Earworm

365: Day 1 (July 5th)

Note:  This is the ambitious beginning of a daily response to a daily writing prompt.  This prompt comes from the Editors of our very own WordPress. When I look in the mirror, I initially don’t pay it any mind. It is the morning, and I have to get ready for work. The mirror confirms that … Continue reading 365: Day 1 (July 5th)

We Don’t Teach

My heart is heavy.  My outrage is muted and my frustration repressed.  There is a sickening in me.  I seem to recall some movie or show wherein the  diabolical killer fills the mouth of his victim with sand, creating an ugly, unusual death.  I see this every day.  I see my corner of the teaching … Continue reading We Don’t Teach

We don’t Need no Education

School is back from the summer, and it has brought me with it.  My classes are here full and brimming with anticipation.  I decided to start off with a question to my students. "Why did you step in?"  Meaning:  Why did you willfully transport yourself from the highway of the hall to the my way … Continue reading We don’t Need no Education