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Part of Slice of Life by Two Writing Teachers March Slice a Day Challenge. I’m slicing most days this month. Thanks for stopping by! From my chair I see green eyes staring at me. Willing me to stop typing and pet the silky black fur. She pushes to insert her head between the screen and my gaze. Demanding attention…… Continue reading Home

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Part of Slice of Life by Two Writing Teachers March Slice a Day Challenge. I’m slicing every day this month. Thanks for stopping by! Right now I am…. Listening to the conversation around me, warmly familiar, animated, and comforting, as we visit with family who just arrived to spend a couple weeks with us. It’s sure been a minute. Collecting little…… Continue reading I am

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Mindful Memories

Part of Slice of Life by Two Writing Teachers March Slice a Day Challenge. I’m slicing every day this month. Thanks for stopping by! Mindfulness has become one of my touchstones. Something I rely on and practice almost every day. I came to it about 8 years ago, when it was still on the periphery and not yet the…… Continue reading Mindful Memories

What You Do Matters.

Our classroom contains encouragements in every corner. Positive affirmations. Mindful messages. Mini pep talks. What you do matters. Connect, advocate, lead, develop. You’ve got this. As I thought about writing this, my first Slice of Life post, my stomach started to feel……tight. You know the feeling. Heart racing, breath quickening, stomach knotting. The same thoughts…… Continue reading What You Do Matters.