Favorite of the day

Exploring new albums of beloved artists. My favorite today is Cloud Cult. Listening to how an album comes together and builds is one of my favorite moments. And I get lost in it. I will listen to an album over and over and I might not be able to tell you the titles to every song, Read More …

Snippets of Observations

Medium is my new favorite Brain pickings is phenomenal A grey and spitting day after a gorgeous warm day is bearable with decent temps Baking without eggs is tough Revisions are my favorite part of writing Sometimes forcing creativity is nothing short of impossible, but finding creative space in a different avenue brings joy and innovation Read More …

SOLC: Closing Chapter in fast forward

I started packing this week. I also started the perpetual garage sale (all free) on the three tables to the left of our learning space. Ugly silver fabric covering the tan bulletin board came down. Quotes collected for student inspiration when I could not offer any slowly came down off the walls. Thinkers like Maya, Read More …

Off the Grid: to do list

At the beginning of a new year there is reflection, there are promises made, and, if you are like my kids, there is doom. Doom looms because in eighteen hours they will board the bus for school. Although there is a part of them craving the routine, the friends, the popcorn chicken on Thursdays, the other Read More …

Experiences back in a Box

The fact that we have real problems to solve still does not tip the majority of teachers to produce learning that matters for students. However, Dr. Jeff Wilson, Environmental Science Professor and Dean at Huston Tillotson University, has created the Dumpster Project, a comparative study of human consumption of space. It is intriguing, in its infancy, Read More …