My Thoughts on the Last 12 Days

Anticipation. Excitement. Unknown. Solidarity. Grace. Kindness. Pathways to change. Heard.  Empowerment. Empathy. Tired. Kindness. Laughter. Pride. Joy. Truly historical. Upset. Livid. Confused. Grieving. Deflated. Disheartened. Embarrassed. Irritated. Frustrated. Powerless. Exhausted. Wearied. Weepy. Angry. And yet, there is hope. All of these emotions and experiences swirled around in me over the last twelve days. And yesterday … More My Thoughts on the Last 12 Days

Here’s to Day 8

I sit here and type this exhausted. No other word explains how I feel. There’s apparently teacher tired which generally appears around August, parent teacher conferences, December, and May. But “Teacher Advocate in a Walkout Tired” is a new level for me personally. Since April 2nd I and educators all across our state have shown … More Here’s to Day 8

The Washing Machine

This week’s blog post is brought to you by all things adulting. Instead of focusing on thinking through something to say this week, I instead did things like return my very overdue library books, grocery shopped, meal prepped, changed my license plate that was very expired, and lesson planned for the upcoming week. What I … More The Washing Machine

Roller Coasters

Can all of life boil down to fear? This past summer I went to spend some time in Missouri with my brother’s family. They live near Silver Dollar City, an amusement park of sorts. This year they bought season passes, we took advantage of them on my visit. And you know what, this became a … More Roller Coasters