He plopped on the bed jerking me awake and continued gagging. A smidgen of irritation welled up in me because I thought my husband stayed up too late cramming for another certification exam and became nauseous- but then I smelled it. The skunk’s sprays seeped into our house from the space between our town home’s […]
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Tomorrow, I will walk into my classroom and turn the lights on. I will greet students as they enter. I will ask students to put away cell phones. I will take attendance. I will request missing homework assignments. I will teach vocabulary and discuss the complexities of “MacBeth”. I will read silently with my students. […]
I’ve walked through those doors dozens of times but there was something about today that made me all nerves and apprehension. It wasn’t a fear of rejection but teetered more toward belonging too much – as if – if I entered the doors of my own volition – that I would have to stay. After […]
It’s been such a ride trying to exercise after cancer and chemotherapy! Check out my new Vlog on my YouTube Channel.
It’s the moment we all hope to have once in a while. I sat in the middle of a beige winter field on a canvas director’s chair. Closing my eyes and turning my face to the warmth of the sun, the January breeze wisps surrounded me. Most of the time, I try not to let […]