I had an interview yesterday for a substitute teaching job. It has been seventeen years since I had my own classroom. A lot has changed. I have changed.
When I graduated from college, I had a bachelor's in education and a teaching certificate. While I a... more
Did you ever have the feeling when everything in your life is peaking simultaneously that something will come along and spoil it? I know this law of nature all too well.
A few years ago, my life couldn’t have been any better. My family was great; I ha... more
The sun was wiping the sleep out of its eyes as I settled into the porch swing with my first cup of coffee. Traffic was intermittent, but the birds were fully awake. In the distance a woman was walking her dog, enjoying the coolness and peacefulness of the... more
It’s funny how things can come from out of nowhere and hit you in the face when you least expect it. I had to go downtown today and have some medical tests done for my insurance company’s new wellness program. This is one of those concepts that sound... more
During chemo, my surgeon mentioned that as soon as I was done with the breast cancer treatments, he would schedule an appointment to take out my chemo port.
“How will you do that?” I asked.
“We can do it with a local or we can put you out durin... more