The Life of a Conflicted Teacher

Working hard to make sense of it all


July 2012

Making The Connection

A while back, I wrote about a friend of mine from Missouri who was killed in 2010 (  Well, her Facebook page remains active with those who will wish her well on various special days, and last week happened to... Continue Reading →

Don’t Ever Lose Your Humanity

Today, all ready at 7:45 in the morning, has been a truly awful day.   Let me back up to March of last year, when this little snow white calf showed up at our little farmette. We've been gradually working... Continue Reading →


Last weekend, we were off to Iowa City to visit with family of my wife, a group we've not seen in probably five years.  As we are getting ready to head down, I've got a couple of different blog ideas... Continue Reading →

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Andrea, Children’s Book Illustrator

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Words from JL

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love always, caitlin

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Rita DiCarne

Practicing What I Teach

Inspire. Create. Motivate.

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Soapbox: The Way I see Things

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“[Kids] don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.” ― Jim Henson


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