• Classroom Life,  Creativity,  Life,  Photography,  Six Words,  Stories from the Art,  Writing

    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 the studios these days? Latest pictures and projects on Facebook and Instagram  @RobinLK Studios 

  • Instruction,  Life

    If Only I Knew

    Death. A dreadful event. “Why did it happen?” they asked yesterday. If only I knew. Navigating daily twists and turns with teens broadens my perspective, tickles my funny bone, sharpens details often overlooked in a chaotic adult world, but in the never-ending ‘tragedies’ teens create, death – a real tragedy – brings pause. And confusion. “Why did it happen?” they ask. And in that brief pause, the air heavy with sorrow, I have no answers for these young people who’ve come to expect reasonable reasons and enlightened explanations. If only I knew ….  is all I can muster. Death. A dreadful event. R.I.P.  Axel and Cameron.