While developing as a writer — and accepting the notion that I could be a “writer” — by sharing various writing, I have found and lost many voices and writing rhythms.
One of my biggest challenges in emerging as an online writer was accepting that the writing and sharing had to be about the journey, the evolution of…
“Where you invest your love, you invest your life.” ~ Mumford & Sons
On Memorial Day weekend my family and I stayed in Ogunquit, Maine, a last-minute getaway for three days and two nights to enjoy time at Footbridge Beach, between Ogunquit Beach and Moody Beach in Wells, one of our favorite spaces on Earth.
I’ve never consistently watched David Letterman — or most TV for that matter, but I’ve always appreciated him and his show whenever I happened to catch it.
One night while in college, on a rare night where I ended up in front of a TV, Letterman was on. I hadn’t seen the show in months. I noticed that the set behind him was new, you know, the…
As Alex Madison noted, many people have thoughts and experiences to share regarding standardized testing in U.S. public schools, as do I. I appreciate so much of what she gives voice to, and thus am inspired to share a bit of my own. Thank you, Alex, for sharing your post.
(UPDATE: TL; DR: Watch this John Oliver video. Also embedded as #7 at bottom of post)
As I read “Friday Mixtape for Education Nerds, Part 2,” I had to pause when I arrived at the piece shared from Education Post, “How Tennessee is Leading on Teacher Evaluation.” Two things stuck me in contrast to both this headline and its source:
No words, ever, can carry the weight of the aftermath you bear witness to. Instead it is a deep sincerity and a honoring of the stories…