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The Life of a Conflicted Teacher

Working hard to make sense of it all

Another Late Night Blog #SOL19

It's 10:10 PM (CST) and I'm staring at this screen thinking, "What the heck do I write about?" Writing this summer has been an issue. What should I write about?? I could write about the fact I've got my notebooks,... Continue Reading →

When Will We As a Profession Learn or A Tale of Two Teachers #SOL19

I've had this written down for a few days now. It's gotten into my craw and is festering until I get it written, so why not now? First, I've written about this twice, first in 2015 in a blog titled, A... Continue Reading →

Charleston: The Trip Home #SOL19

After eating new things, meeting new people, and experiencing some of what The South is all about, it was time to come back to Iowa, and reality. Our flight was at 9:00 AM from Charleston, and I'm always nervous about... Continue Reading →

Friday Thoughts: Charlestown – Day 5 – Our Last Adventure

We've been averaging about 5 miles of walking a day, so we woke up sloooowly today! It was another glorious, hot, humid day in South Carolina, and we have loved every single day of it. It's shown me, dude, you need... Continue Reading →

Thursday Thinkings: Charleston – Day 4 – Another Day of Firsts

Another day in paradise (or vacation)! We woke up to hot and humid! The predicted temperature was to be over 90 degrees with a heat index over at least 100 degrees. I'm not sure that it got there, but it... Continue Reading →

Wednesday Wanderings – Charleston: Day 3 – A Foodie’s Delight

Today, it was all about the food. First, breakfast! We had fresh fruit, yogurt with granola, delicious coffee, and our other choices were grits and eggs. I had a little try of the grits. Paste. Nope, not a fan. Everything... Continue Reading →

Charleston: Day Two – Fort Sumter #SOL19

We started today like we would the rest of the week at The Meeting Street Inn, with a gorgeous breakfast. Today options: fresh pineapple and canalope, yogurt with blueberries and strawberries, topped with granola, scrambled eggs and sausage patties, and... Continue Reading →

Monday Muddlings – Charleston: Our Arrival

This begins in March, our 25th wedding anniversary, when we decide where we want to go. Over the years, we've gone to a variety of places (Niagra Falls, San Antonio, and New Orleans) with an anniversary band thrown in for good... Continue Reading →

Sunday Salutations – A Charleston Get Away

Today's blog will be a quick one! Happy Two Days After Summer Solstice Day! I hope your longest sunlight day of the year was a grand one. Over the next few days, I'm going to write about our trip to... Continue Reading →

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