Why I Blog

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Last week, a lady did a semi-interview with me regarding why I blog. At first, the question seemed simple enough, and I wrote: I blog …

Where Does Drive Come From?

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She sat there, discussing her latest situations with adults and children with a sore arm, and a cup of coffee she sips so carefully. She …

Thou Shall Not Fall

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Today, I got to thinking a lot about success and failure lately, because with everything, it feels like I’m treading a fine line between failure …

Chalk

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Had my observation today at school. As usual, because I’m really hard on myself, I’ll probably give myself a B-, or maybe even a C+. …

My Own Purpose Driven Life

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Last night, I saw Milk, starring Sean Penn and Josh Brolin. As I’m typing this, I’m having difficulty using the proper word to describe how …

Thoughts Travel At Light Speed

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Today, I found myself in a whirlwind of activity, getting ready for the NCTM Conference in Salt Lake City, UT (math conference for my non-teacher …

Reminding Me of Self

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At this point, everyone’s frustrated. The students have been on a huge sugar rush for the last 3 weeks, sucking on Jolly Ranchers of all …

Tomorrow May Never Come

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Today, I had an emotional and heart-wrenching day at the school. I’m still unclogging myself from the excess amounts of frozen margaritas, quesadillas, and shrimp …