Day 25 of the March Slice of Life Challenge hosted by theTwo Writing Teachers! #SOL23 Puddles after a rainstorm were two young girls’ dream come trueBright yellow bee rain boots got pulled onAnd blue flowered raincoats were buttonedOut the sisters venturedShrieking with joyAnd jumping full force into puddlesThe littlest sister would pause to admire the…… Continue reading Puddles & Worms
Girls Night in Six Word Sentences
Day 24 of the March Slice of Life Challenge hosted by the Two Writing Teachers! #SOL23 What is for dinner? Cheese pizza!Season 3: Secrets of Sulfur SpringsSnuggled in with yummy buttered popcornThen we watched Princess Diaries 2We belly laughed at the cheesiness“This is better than the first!”Friday night means a girls night
6 Word Lesson
Don’t park under trees, it’s shitty.
Day 23 of the March Slice of Life Challenge hosted by the Two Writing Teachers! #SOL23 Thanks for the inspiration Writing My Way Top Left Corner: A bulletin board with past and current class pictures hangs on one wall surrounded by inspirational quotes. To the left, on the blackboard is a student created bookshelf with…… Continue reading Four Corners
It’s hard to make the dinner, when the counter is taken over by dirty dishes. It’s hard to clean the dishes, when the sink is full of big pots and pans. It’s hard to clean the pots and pans, when the drying rack is full of ones that were not put away. It’s hard to…… Continue reading Dilemma
I was approached by a student just after lunch. She were fairly upset. I caught the story in between the tears. Her new bracelet was gone. Disappeared. Had it at lunch and now cannot find it. This was clearly a special bracelet, so I started offering places for her to check. The cafeteria, the bathroom,…… Continue reading Unexpected
Mornings have never been my thing
Day 21 of the March Slice of Life Challenge hosted by the Two Writing Teachers! #SOL23 Thanks for the inspiration DONTBOTHERORTIZME! Mornings have never been my thing, especially as a teenager. Just ask my family. Yikes. My family learned to give me space in the mornings. My mom used to joke that “Break Stuff” …you…… Continue reading Mornings have never been my thing
Here we are. Back again. We’ve been here before, my body knows the routine. I hear the sound and I pop out of bed. That exhaustion I felt earlier when I literally could do no work and had to sleep at 9 pm? Gone. I race up the stairs. I had literally said, “I only…… Continue reading Always Here.
A slice of the Mondays
Day 20 of the March Slice of Life Challenge hosted by the Two Writing Teachers! #SOL23 Nothing says happy MondayLike your mind not being able to shut offAnd you toss and you turnAnd you toss and you turnThe clock screams at you 1:00 amAnd finally… finally your mind shuts offAnd you fall asleep Nothing says…… Continue reading A slice of the Mondays
I held a meeting today, but no one attended. I sat there alone and pondered what I could do to get back attendance. Scheduling conflicts were the biggest issue. An IEP for two teachers, a sick day for another, one hosting a writers club, another coaching IM sports, one just too tired from the mixed…… Continue reading Stretched