Tag Archives: thoughts

One Little Word, (OLW) 2020

Something keeps showing up again and again in my life across the past several months. It’s out of place with my status quo. Why? It takes place outside even in the heat and in the cold. It’s active, but it’s … Continue reading

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THAT child

I read this blog post a couple of years ago  when it was first written.  I understood it then from a teachers’ point of view. Today it was shared with me again and I realized I have a whole new … Continue reading

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Learning in Public

I got to have a long-breakfast-lunch-time with a treasured colleague who’s become a heart friend last week. Thanks to a once in a blue moon Wednesday holiday from school, he – from the East Coast – Brooklyn – and me from … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about Pokemon Go!

Educators are always looking for an in. Here are a few reasons we need to know something about Pokemon Go! before our students return to school this fall. The technology!  This is Google Maps and Google Earth, coupled with a … Continue reading

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Culmination 2016

It has been nearly an entire year since I first walked through the gates of the Sweetest Little School by the Sea to serve as the Principal. It has been a year filled with so much wonderful my heart can hardly … Continue reading

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YES or NO

  Words are power. I know this, and so…when I have opportunity, I always choose YES. The reason? Simple. I want to say that beautiful open creative imaginative word. I want to grant permission. Give forgiveness. If the power to … Continue reading

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Fear

This concept arises in us all at one time or another. It is relative. Sometimes it is big and outside of us. Times like 9-11, the beginnings of the bombing of Iraq, Afganistan. Sometimes it is up close and personal. … Continue reading

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Trust

The very word calls up ISSUES “Trust me,” whispers in shadows. . . “even though I may not be trustworthy.” “Trust me,” murmurs behind closed door. . . “because I’m not willing to share the truth.” “I don’t think I … Continue reading

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Turtle Bay

Serene black and green suspended here in this sublime saline fins float back and forth, stealthy propellers heads bobbing just barely above the Pacific’s serenely surging surface Quiet and calm moving with Aloha graceful ease This is their home. Mahalo … Continue reading

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Write like this: Lame Blog Post Day

A lame Slice of Life would be the moment you decide you are going to write this one long sentence then go out and figure out how your third vacation day will go because you had a great idea for … Continue reading

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