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The Power of Personal Online Professional Development

It has always been a challenge for me to find enough time to really communicate and train my staff the way I think I should. It’s not due to lack of motivation on my part. 313 more words

Professional Development

For the Lounge

The teachers’ lounge. Sometimes it is a place for camaraderie, other times it is a place of stress, complaining, and whining. Either way, here are a few things to chat about or just to try out for yourself in all of that free time you have. 261 more words

For The Lounge

Medication for parkinson's


I take 2  Carb/Levo 25-100 MG pills 3 times a day. I would have no energy or be able to move if I didn’t take this medication.   112 more words


What does moving with Parkinson's feel like?

There are so many ways that Parkinson’s make you feel, but first thing In the morning after all the carbo/levo medication wears off, its almost impossible to get out of bed. 61 more words

Parkinsons Disease

Parkinsons at age 37

I’m currently 42 years old and have been formally diagnosed with parkinson’s Nov 2016 . I ‘ve unknowingly  been dealing wth symptoms of PD since 2010. 68 more words

Parkinsons Disease

Developing a Toolkit for Retirement

Retirement.  How I loathe that word.  It is so passé.  It is not even fashionably retro.

Anyway, my PD this year has 2 paths: my professional development as a teacher and my personal navigation towards becoming a productive, creative retiree. 132 more words



Three things … I should have probably remembered before I published a blog.

Patience. Not my forte at the best of times, as for those of you who know me well, the analogy of Calamity Jane meets Bridget Jones is probably the closest you’ll get to describing my passionate but sometimes over enthusiastic disposition. 291 more words