Category Archives: Education and all that

So many words, so many words, so many words…

Years ago, I was working with a student who was on homebound due to a serious health issue. She was angry at this health issue, and she had every right to be, and snarky and funny and I loved her … Continue reading

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Want of Confidence…

Last month, I had training hosted at our downtown public library. As I sat outside with others in our group waiting for the doors to open, a man who looked a bit down on his luck said hello to me. … Continue reading

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Why I failed at grad school.

I have a master’s in secondary education with a specialty in special education. And I thought I was done with school forever because if there was one thing I had learned my first go round, it was that going to … Continue reading

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What to do with the ruins…

Women and girls: Do not give up, even when you fail. Failure happens. If it doesn’t, that means NOTHING of worth was happening. Failure is our natural state of being, or at least a part of it. If we aren’t … Continue reading

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Doing what I love, and feeling guilty about it…

After 5.5 years in the classroom, I applied for a job within the school system that focuses on students in state custody who are also eligible for ex ed services. The plight of students in state custody, in the foster … Continue reading

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Missing so much time…

Hello to you kind souls who’ve read this blog in the past. I hope you will read this again, even though I disappeared for a while. I don’t know if I should apologize for being gone so long — I … Continue reading

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“I never know what I’m saying…”

Sometimes, I don’t even know what I’m feeling either. Or maybe it’s too many things at one time and I need to be still and process them. Because the state I’m in starts school in mid-August, teachers report in 9 … Continue reading

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