Lately, I have been thinking about my seniors during my last year that I taught in high school. A few weeks ago, a Facebook Friend posted that right after college she began her teaching career, excited and bubbly at a university. On the day of her post she wrote that she was now retiring and teaching her last class at that … Continue reading Thinking Back, I wonder What Happened to . . .
Is it me, or did we just have an "uneventful blizzard" where we didn't have extensive power outages, down trees or other devastation? So now we can use the time to do things with our family members? We can use the time to slow down, and reflect on our needs, to not worry about the … Continue reading An Uneventful Blizzard?
It's time now to begin the next semester, spring semester. I have often wondered why the spring semester begins in the winter and why it is called spring when we sometimes have to trudge through the snow, but perhaps that's a topic for another time. In preparing for the new semester, I looked back over … Continue reading A Nice Surprise
During the months of September, October, November, and part of December, there was so much ugliness. We had people taking the lives of others, taking their own lives, ISIS, and there were still many shootings in colleges and universities. I asked my students what they could do to promote good will around the college campus. … Continue reading My Class Did a Video!!!
Last summer I was given a wonderful opportunity to give a presentation on dialogue. I will give another presentation on dialogue this Wednesday at Montgomery College.
What's happening to this country? There seems to be so much violence in the news lately where people get into fights and take the life of another; where people are angry and shoot a group of people in a theater and other places; where innocent children playing outside their homes are shot; where a parent takes … Continue reading Am I Losing This Country I love so Dearly?
My Rockville Writers Group is in the process of putting together our very own anthology. This is a project that I have had in mind for the group for quite sometime. I had the idea, and everyone thought it was a great idea. After everyone agreed, we also agreed to submit a short story at the next … Continue reading The Rockville Writers Group