Some Things Should Be Unchanging

“Embrace change”. That’s what I’ve been told time and time again. If I don’t,  I won’t make it very far in today’s world. Last week I spent time assisting a new friend with some decluttering. While I was helping sort through stuff from toys to even seasonings, I was constantly faced with memories of my…

I am Art

I have yet to master the Art of Self-care. Yes, I identify it as Art because each of us are so different in many ways and our challenge is to be creative in defining  and mastering those skills of self-care to best fit our own needs. We create our lives through trial and error. I…

Feedback With a Purpose

I spent about two hours writing feedback to my students on their paragraph writing. The next day in class I provided time for them to review the feedback, rewrite their paragraphs and resubmit their work for grading. When I went home that night to look over their work I saw minimal improvements. My students don’t…