Recently I was faced with some tough emotional decisions. In the moment I felt I was in a large paper bag filled with tiny pieces of paper representing the emotions, thoughts, and perceptions of others. As the bag continued to fill, I began to feel overwhelmed because I […]
As I became aware of time yesterday, I no longer sat in the moment with my 6+ hours of gliding outdoors, surrounded by tweets and twerps, and flitting hummingbirds. Instead I became conscious of how long I was sitting in front of my computer editing photos. While not […]
At Zócalo Public Square, Irina Dumitrescu argues against the notion that a liberal arts education is a luxury, sharing stories of political prisoners whose knowledge of languages and poetry proved crucial to their survival. via The Humanities Are Not “Frivolous” — Discover
Yesterday I was back into teacher mode for most of the day, working with colleagues. It takes me a while to soak up all the perspectives and ideas before I am ready to share. I’m not sure if my long processing pauses are sparked more from […]
Reflecting on Grandma Zim and observing the nature of my backyard birds.