I’m sitting in the loft at my house, crafting and cutting these intricate and completely adorable alphabet letters not fully wanting to give my beloved & previous EC SPED students back to their teacher on Thursday. As an Interim teacher I came into what I assumed was a properly working classroom and ended up being… Continue reading The Alphabet Letters
I didn’t realize until several days ago that my current long term teaching assignment was given to me by God because He needs me there. The women I work with were broken; beat down mentally and emotionally; wrecked with doubt and it has been my mission to remind them of how amazing they are, treat… Continue reading Given True
This week I have to prep my 3, 4 and 5 year old special education students for an active shooter/lockdown drill. Pause. The key words are: run, hide, fight. We will be hiding, within a locked closet, within a locked and barricaded room, with the lights off. This is our reality.
It’s 7:49 am (an added minute because of the ice storm) and kids are getting out of cars and heading into school; some stop in the cafeteria for cinnamon rolls for breakfast and some continue strolling to class. A car pulls up and it’s my littlest student; she smiles as I unbuckle her from her… Continue reading In the Morning
When things seem a bit off in what should be a weekend of thrills and seekers of adventure, run. As fast as you can get away. If you walk into what was once not a toxic environment, but you have trouble stepping ’round and you feel the toxicity taking your determination…leave. Around this bend and… Continue reading Turn & Run
Good Morning world! Another January day of goodness filled sunshine and crisp cool weather. Let it be known that here in Klein, TX this year has started out in beauty. My aunt from Colorado sent some delectably delicious homemade jams and the strawberry one is amazing; wholesome and sweet. Though 2018 is just recently in… Continue reading January Sun
In the year of 2017, this blog has shone a small light on some of the darkest and hopeless seasons of this past summer and fall. A picture window view of life following the devastation of Harvey and the plight of fighting for friendships. A glimpse into the dog eat dog world of job applications… Continue reading Goodbye 2017