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The Life of a Conflicted Teacher

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#SOLC20 – Day 31 – Ummm, What Just Happened Here?

This is to be a celebratory post, the end of 31 straight day of writing!! #goodjob #nicelydone #wowthatisgreat However, on March 15th, that celebration was muted and our lives changed, changed forever by something that is not alive, or at... Continue Reading →

#SOLC20 – Day 30 – Sunshine, Finally!

The sun came out today! For the past week (seems like much longer), the weather has been gray, rainy, cold, windy, and just plain meh. It feels like every since our lockdown began, the weather followed the mood of the... Continue Reading →

#SOLC20 – Day 29 – The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

The tweet today said: Kansas holds on late to beat Iowa 73-70. Kansas will take on Villanova in the Final Four! The problem was it was from @2020 NCAA Tournament Simulator. #crap Yup, the most wonderful time of the year,... Continue Reading →

#SOLC20 – Day 28 – Seeds Are Here!

My seed are here! That's was my YouTube video for today, talking about seeds. I purchase my seeds (probably wrote about this before, but oh well) from two companies: Baker Seed (www.rareseeds.com) Seed Savers (www.seedsavers.com) There's a place in California... Continue Reading →

#SOCL20 – Day 27 – Mindfulness, Again

It's been a tough day. I did something stupid and hurt some feelings. My own ignorance in play, again. So, I dug into the mindfulness stuff again. First, I came across Mindful Teachers. Inside, there are plenty of resources, things... Continue Reading →

#SOLC20 – Day 26 – Playing While Staying in Place

Just a quick blog tonight as we are in between rounds. No, we aren't boxing, we are playing trivia. Online trivia! My wife was in a Zoom meeting with her staff today, and the organizer of said trivia invited everyone,... Continue Reading →

#SOLC20 – Day 24 – Lending a Hand

Since our daughters left the house, we've had more time. We aren't chasing around to swim meets, band concerts, music contests, and all the other things that make life crazy in the lives of high schoolers and their parents. We... Continue Reading →

#SOLC20 – Day 23 – “Damn, it’s cold in here!”

I woke up Sunday morning and I was cold. Our furnace is set to run at 70 degrees during the day, then switch to "night mode" where the thermostat goes to 64 degrees. #dangareyounuts I grew up in a house... Continue Reading →

#SOLC20 – Day 22 – Connections

We need connections with our students. #youdontsay I smile. I joke. I scowl. I tell it as it is. My students know that I care because I treat them like students, yet I allow myself to be human, expressing my... Continue Reading →

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