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The One that's Supposed to Happen

Today, my alarm would’ve blared at the ungodly hour of 4:45 am (although, I wouldn’t have gotten up until 5). My car would’ve pulled out of the driveway at 5:45 to beat the morning commuters on the interstate, and would’ve (safely, I hope) parked in its designated parking spot at 6:15, ready to welcome this dreaded, yet satisfying September day. 552 more words

Motherhood

Mr. Williams and the Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad Day*

For students and teachers alike, summer brings a time to relax and de-stress from a hectic year. That’s what my summer has been like, hence the scant posts on my blog. 874 more words

Teaching

poem-smoke

You are smoke

You wind your lies

Through the crowds

Til they are choking and gasping

Then you fade away and

blame the sick

that they are ill. 44 more words

Poetry

Failsafe

Deadlines are usually the bane of my existence.  Purely on an academic note, I find myself dodging and dogging too many deadlines for myself, my students, and my education.  156 more words

Writing

An Historical Dilemma

Every subject has its challenges, but history may be the most challenging of all.

There’s always more history. I can think of no other subject where this is true. 687 more words

Random Thoughts

Labor Day Weekend

I am always so happy to have a long weekend after the first week of school.
It’s always a doozy and therefore the extra day to sleep in is a nice break. 632 more words

Life

Counting Feet

In tonight’s lesson I was trying to get my young client more aware of her pony’s rhythm and gait. I also wanted to encourage her to improve the shape and symmetry of her circles. 658 more words

Equestrian