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
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
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)
Testing time. Test your might. Test your knowledge. Test everything.
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
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