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missing the dark days… ?>

missing the dark days…

I am in a rut. There it is. I said it. Now what do I do about it. I had one of the best summers I can remember. I tried new things, I traveled. I lunched. I wrote. Now it’s back to the daily routine of school. I am one of those people who truly does not thrive amidst routine. I need novelty and variety. This could be why I rarely teach the same lessons from one semester to the…

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history….up close and personal ?>

history….up close and personal

Tonight I had the opportunity to listen to Mary Beth Tinker talk about her ┬álife and how she became a champion for the rights of young people. While listening to her story, I was taken with the stories about her childhood how her family was forced to relocate after her minister father questioned why the officials in their town would not allow the African American children to go to the local pool. She grew up in a home that fostered…

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