Sure, kid, just walk across that street. I know. You just had your last “half” day, and it’s summer! For me, it’s a milestone. I survived my first year of not teaching in what we now colorfully call a “bricks and mortar school.” (B & Ms, seriously?) It’s funny, maybe ironic that I survived a […]
When did people become so nonchalantly rude?
The only time I saw him stay awake during a sermon was one July…
I want to give them a voice because I have seen them fall, but I have also seen them fight…
I am not retired. I thought I was. I get medicare plans and funeral insurance offers in the mail every day. I can get the “senior perks,” but I usually forget. I do get up at five am, five-thirty if I’m fast. And. And, I’m at work by six am. On. Camera. Yep, Big star. […]
I have been taking writing classes for a while now, and where there once was a vague story line has turned into a memoir and two fiction proposals. I would like to say at least one is outlined, but writing is hard. It takes a lot of discipline and concentration. If you’ve tried it, you […]
Example of a girl who needs a “mom.” Reina has beautiful dark brown hair. Long and silky. And then, for some reason I never figured out, she stopped washing it. I wanted to ask her if she needed something. Shampoo? Before I got the chance, the school counselor told me there was something going on […]