Broken but Ferocious …. {Six Word Wednesday}

    Another random gathering of words that presented themselves to me. From the first time I read these words and every time after, I think of the teenagers I've taught over 20+ years - many broken, but angry and trying to hide it ....   What's your story in six today?  Art + Writing = Creative by Discovery  What's happening in … Continue reading Broken but Ferocious …. {Six Word Wednesday}

Learner or Teacher?

  The other day, while reading fellow blogger and author Carrie Rubin's post about authors, gender, standards, and profanity/violence, I replied with my perspective as a teacher who worked with middle and high school students for many years. As a reading specialist and as a writer myself, I required lots of writing from my students and taught them that reading and writing … Continue reading Learner or Teacher?

Amazon, You Continue to Fascinate (and Scare!) Me

  How easy is it to shop in your PJs, have something delivered the same day, and now push a button to reorder something while you're in the middle of your daily household routines? Well, if you're an Amazon shopper, pretty darn easy! I admit: I'm fascinated by Amazon's continued efforts to make shopping convenient and affordable. I'm less fascinated by the … Continue reading Amazon, You Continue to Fascinate (and Scare!) Me

Filed Under “Wow!” Einstein’s Space-Time Theory Confirmed

"The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing." ~ Albert Einstein   Thank you, Dr. Einstein, for always questioning. Thanks to a team of physicists who also embraced questions, Einstein's space-time theory is finally confirmed. According to The New York Times today,   A team of physicists who can now count themselves … Continue reading Filed Under “Wow!” Einstein’s Space-Time Theory Confirmed

Disconnected…

A year ago, January 4, 2015, I drafted this post, but never published it. I was struggling terribly and knew that if something didn't change soon, I'd go right over the edge. It was a really, really, tough time for me...... Jan 4, 2015: What do you do when what you do is no longer what you wish to do?    … Continue reading Disconnected…

What do you make?

Lately, when I tell people that I have an art studio in our home, I'm often asked, "What kind of art do you make?" My reply:  "Really cool mixed media!" I get the funniest looks.... Writing is easier to explain: I'm a freelance writer & blogger. Then, I can mention a few projects or share my blog title. Explanation clear. … Continue reading What do you make?