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How a tumor changed my life

As I sit here typing, I think about my poor father who recently found out that the cancer he has been battling for years has not only returned, but potentially spread.   3,366 more words


Where I've Been Part 1: The Elementary Episode

Hello internet! It’s been a while and I’m sure as much life stuff has happened to you as it has to me. I’m going to be super teacher-y and stretch where I’ve been and what I’ve been up to into a few posts, bear with me. 392 more words


It’s March and no one is happier about that fact than I am!! Finally, the month of February is gone and we can get over Valentines’ Day. 1,707 more words



I walk with

Hands out to me from both sides

I reach out

pulling away swiftly into the gaseous shadows

as soon as I reach the brim of space… 78 more words


Learning Latin

Latin is a dead language.  No one speaks it conversationally.

One of my regular readers asked me today the meaning of “COR NOVUS,” the name of this blog.  234 more words


Maggie's Thought for the Month: Change Is Inevitable

Our world is filled with an eclectic group of people. However, I do believe everyone can be placed in one of two categories: those who like change and those who fear change. 174 more words


Quiz and Fishbowl Discussion Day

Today started with the long-awaited quiz. I opted to have the students answer a 5-question short answer quiz to reflect what they had learned from reading either To Kill a Mockingbird or Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry. 325 more words