Last Thursday I passed my metaphorical crown to the new Teacher of the Year for Tulsa Public Schools, Shaniqua Ray. Ms. Ray will no doubt serve as an ambassador for Tulsa Public Schools with passion, poise, and humility. As I sat in the crowd while the five incredible finalist took the stage, I could not … More Passing the Crown
Sometimes, I get big grand ideas that seem so incredibly improbable. Ideas that I do not ever see a way to execute. These kind of ideas often render me motionless. I simply sit and think about them and never do anything. This is about one of those ideas. At the beginning of this school year … More Painting for Puerto Rico
One may wonder what an old cable tv show and baby showers have in common, but that is why I am writing this. So, keep reading and hopefully you will find out. Recently, as in over Winter Break, I rewatched the show Psych about a guy who pretends to be a psychic detective to … More Psych and Baby Showers
This week I had a blog written and ready to go by Wednesday, which for me seems rare. But as I watched this weekend play out in Charlottesville, it felt empty to post about something other than my reflections on what occurred in America. So instead I penned this for this week. Know that I … More Enough is enough.