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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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