Resolution: KINDNESS

I'm not one for New Year's resolutions. They sound good on January 1st, but, by the end of the month, generally, they are compromised in a sea of rationales or simply forgotten, drifting with the tide, further and further out into the ocean. This year, instead of focusing inward on the multitude of changes I... Continue Reading →


When Lawsuits Make the Country Crumble: When is Too Much, Too Much?

In the wake of the Sandy Hook Massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, a place I took the opportunity to visit earlier this week, Irv Pinsky, local lawyer announced his intent, on behalf of a six year-old survivor, to sue the government for 100 million dollars for not having the proper protocols in place to prevent an... Continue Reading →

Post NaNoWriMo: Thank You, Scrivener

So, you've written 50k+ words for NaNoWriMo... NOW WHAT?  It's nearly a month post-contest. I've continued writing. I'm up to 96 K words, about 400 pages in-- 200 ish more to go. Although, now, I really am not mindful of the word count at all; in fact, I just looked it up to provide you... Continue Reading →


HAPPY 1 Year ANNIVERSARY: Mirror Muses

Girl at the Mirror, Norman Rockwell A year ago, I dove in, head first into the blog writing world. I had no idea what was in store. Just in the last month alone, I've reached so many milestones: I hit 100 comments on my blog, 50k words in NaNoWriMo, 100th post, here, in addition to my... Continue Reading →


Sentiments for Sandy Hook

I wasn't looking forward to going to school, today. In particular, I was ambivalent about seeing my 4th period American Literature class because it was with them that I heard the first reports of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy. On Friday, just after 9:40 a.m. one of my students said, "Did you hear what... Continue Reading →


Dear America: Why? light of yesterday's events at Sandy HookElementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Dear America, I fear for us. I see us changing in ways that frighten me. I sat, glued to the television yesterday waiting for the WHY? -- Why did this happen? Why an elementary school? Why 20 innocent little children? Why did a... Continue Reading →


Talking the Talk: Professional Book Club

It's been made fun of, in jest-- I'm presuming-- but YES I belong to a "professional" book club, which means we (a group of teachers from the middle school and high school) choose a book with an educational topic, read it w/in a month or so, then meet to discuss it at one of the... Continue Reading →


NaNoWriMo 2012: OUT!

Well, I made it through the month of NaNoWriMoing w/ my final count at 65, 256. Not too bad. Not anywhere close to completing my book, but well underway. I'm thinking best seller! 😛 "If you dream it, it will come." The most important lesson I learned is that, even during one of the busiest... Continue Reading →


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