Birthdays can be hard

I am blogging every day in March for Two Writing Teachers Slice of Life Story Challenge. Day 23 Birthday Wishes No cards, No laughter. No cake, No hugs. Just memories, And quiet. And longing, And love. Happy Birthday, Mom. I miss you #SOLSC21

A slice of shamrocks

Today the internet and phones went down at school for about an hour or so, which gave me a minute to work on a St. Patrick’s Day project for my faculty and staff.  When I was in 2nd grade, my teacher, Mrs. Sekella, made everybody a little Irish by attaching an O’ to our last…… Continue reading A slice of shamrocks

A Candle? Nope.

Someone once said, “A good teacher is like a candle – it consumes itself to light the way for others.” I think a good teacher is like chocolate. Not because we are rich, or perhaps a little nutty, or perhaps a little crunchy. I just can’t help but think – if I’m going to be…… Continue reading A Candle? Nope.

I’m Pretty Okay!

My favorite response to my typical, “Hi, how are you?” question at the drive through line of my favorite fast food restaurant this weekend was this: “I’m pretty okay.” What a way to sum up this year! “Pretty okay.” So I thought… How are you feeling about the time you’re spending taking care of yourself…… Continue reading I’m Pretty Okay!

A slice of madness

A new month to embrace a new challenge- find time to slice everyday. March also kicks off our March Book Madness event at school. Last year, we didn’t get to complete this annual tradition in person. In only my 2nd as building principal, I am hopeful this year will be different. What you don’t see…… Continue reading A slice of madness