Monthly Archives: January 2015

Snow Day

  Snow days have an entirely different meaning when you are either a student or a teacher. Before my midlife decision to get out of the medical field and become a teacher I worked weekends at a local hospital in … Continue reading

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The End of a Writing Unit

Over the weekend I checked out 74 students google docs because our informational writing unit was completed on Friday.  I did tell the kids they had the weekend if needed. Imagine my shock when I saw close to 30 students … Continue reading

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Hair Salon

A warm greeting when I enter. A woman offers to take my  coat. An offering of a cup of herbal tea. A short conversation about my hair. Take care of the roots, a bit of  a trim. After the color … Continue reading

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Balance

After much consideration I have decided upon my OLW.  It is balance.   During the Christmas break I consistently slept for at least 8 hours or more.  Consequently I felt energized, relaxed and in a more loving spirit.  I did … Continue reading

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Gratitude

Gratitude: 1. waking up, and lying in my bed enjoying the quiet of the house. 2. My beautiful daughters 3. My hardworking husband 4. Marriage 5. My sister who took me in 6. My weekly phone call to my oldest … Continue reading

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