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Monday Musings: Basketball and Feces

Made ya look, didn't I? I love fun titles like this because it draws people in for sure! 🙂 #thatisdisgusting Well, perhaps, but it's how I feel right now. A little context: one of my favorite podcasts is the Washedup... Continue Reading →

Thoughtful Thursday: Remembering

Today, we have our second night of fall conferences, a great time to connect with parents, showcase some of their child's work, and just talk about the education their child needs right now. While I get nervous each time we... Continue Reading →

Basketball Saved Me, Again! #SOL22

Today was, if I may borrow one of the slang words of our students, dog water (apparently that is negative). #heeheeyousaiddogwater Hush. We go on an A/B day cycle and one day has a decidedly different feel than the other.... Continue Reading →

Thoughtful Thursday: Thursday Writing

In our school, we have a WIN time, which is What I Need. Some students need math help, while work with reading, writing, other leadership ideals, and other areas. My WIN group is set up for almost all of that.... Continue Reading →

Saturday Scriptings: I Just Need to Write

I'm not even sure why I started writing this a couple of days ago and am continuing today. I need to code. I'm teaching a Python class and my knowledge of the language is not where it should be right... Continue Reading →

The Agony of a New Phone #SOL22

Last Saturday, we made the trip to Red Lobster and Sam's Club (think Costco-style warehouse). My wife had been editing some curriculum for hours and was starting to break down. We'd planned on doing this, but she got wrapped up... Continue Reading →

Feeling Old

Yesterday, I felt old, like "look the world is passing you by" old. We are in Des Monies for three nights as my wife is writing online curriculum for the state of Iowa. It's a pretty sweet gig, she's getting... Continue Reading →

Being a Learner #SOL22

Holy crap, what have I gotten myself into? #uhoh I can't say no. I should be able to. I'm 51 freaking years old. But I can't. I was asked to teach another technology class, a sixth-grade one, to go with... Continue Reading →

Two Days #SOL22

This past weekend, we took our camper our for the first time. It's May and we are doing this for the first time! It been cold and rainy and windy for weeks, but this past weekend, we had plans! #what... Continue Reading →

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love always, caitlin

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