You know those dreams when you're running really fast but not going anywhere? Or you're going somewhere, but at an agonizingly slow pace? I hate those dreams. Well that's what my life feels like, and I know I'm not the first person to feel that way. (cue unoriginal venting music) (I'm not sure what that … Continue reading An unoriginal (but nevertheless important) question
I had time this week Time to get ahead...prepare.... The week's over. SHIT.
Why I haven't fallen apart yet (those are my lesson plans, after I couldn't figure out the damn printer):
This is a brain free-for-all. That's the only warning you get. This is me, uncensored, unedited, free. I don't do New Year's Resolutions in January. I do a "WORD OF THE YEAR." I've kept record of what my words of the year were: 2011: contentment 2012: perspective 2013: wisdom 2014: lululu (loosen up, lighten up, … Continue reading unedited (no judgment)
I wrote the following text on facebook on August 31st, before I left my job. I'm adding it here now as a reminder of how important a support system is when we're stepping in to new territory. Also, I want to tag it in another post I'm working on. "I'm in my classroom, waiting for … Continue reading August 31
September 19-20, 2011 She asked me to bring her back up to Milwaukee that weekend. I knew her 1-year-old son, Micah, had relapsed. He had Acute Myeloid Leukemia, and they had tried everything. We drove up on a Monday morning. I remember what I was wearing: my brown corduroy maternity pants that I had splurged … Continue reading Non sequitur