The Life of a Conflicted Teacher

Working hard to make sense of it all


April 2014

A Crossroads of Sorts

I've wondered what writer's block is like for real writers.  What do they feel as they look at their screen or their paper and nothing jumps out at them, ideas don't flow, and words just are so incredibly hard to... Continue Reading →

The Power of Play

Just a little while ago, our fifth grade teacher invited our class to go outside with some of her students to get some sun, enjoy the beautiful weather, and just be sixth graders.  Who are we to turn down an... Continue Reading →

Post #200 or What Got Me Here in the First Place

200th post?  Seriously?  But I'm not the writer! 🙂  These milestone posts kind of get me because each one comes and it's a great reflection on why it is I put myself out there like this. True, 200 posts for... Continue Reading →

The Words of a Professional Wrestler

"Every man's heart one day beats its final beat, his lungs breathe their final breath and if what that man did in his life makes the blood pulse through the body of others and makes them believe deeper in something... Continue Reading →

Learning From New Orleans

I've been taking a break from my blog simply because I'm hitting that time of the school year where I feel overwhelmed by everything.  It seems everyone wants my time, my space, and sometimes, you just have to give something... Continue Reading →

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