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Slow Down

Today I learned an easy lesson in an unfortunate way. Slow down! Life can be a blur of activity at times. Sometimes this is stressful but often I tell myself I like the cozy feel of a full schedule. Almost … Continue reading

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Listening in a Chaotic World

Hey there everybody… As some of you may know, I’m currently on a sabbatical from my job as a middle school Spanish teacher. It’s a pretty dream situation: I wanted to tag along and travel with Justin when he was … Continue reading

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I’m still alive! (2016 Edition)

Oh hey, world! I just sorta forgot about this blog / got super busy / whatever other excuse you’d like to insert here! So sorry about the 2? year break there! Life is going well. I’m on a dream sabbatical … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,800 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Why we need to slow down our lives

Originally posted on ideas.ted.com:
As technology accelerates our lives, many of us feel an urgent need to slow down. One seductive solution: A secular sabbath. Pico Iyer makes the case, in this meditative excerpt from his new TED…

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Summer Reflections

I have so many things that I’m thinking and learning right now that are rolling around in my head, and it has suddenly occured to me that my poor little blog has seen very little action of late. I thought it … Continue reading

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Spring Break!!!

After a few looooong weeks of standardized testing and lead-up to break, I am finally on spring break! Here’s to a week and a couple of weekends to rest, recharge, reflect, and get some work done!! I’m hoping to accomplish … Continue reading

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What motivates us? Part I

A couple of weeks ago, we had a faculty meeting to discuss some of the changes that Senate House Bill 5 may bring about in our lives as teachers, including the possibility of moving from our current lock-step salary schedule … Continue reading

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A Strong Start

This is my first week back to school for the 2010-2011 school year. It’s been a smooth transition for the most part and I’m grateful! The first week back is always brutal physically: to go from no responsibilities to responsibilities … Continue reading

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