Make-Believe

I’m mailing it in today. Despite the list of blog posts waiting in my little notebook, I am only making time to do this. There is simply Too Much Else to do. My children have the day off today. Which means, of course, that one of them has a friend over, and another is at … More Make-Believe

Deadline

Already it was five years ago– the most pressured-filled fall of my life. I was teaching full-time: humanities 9 and humanities 10, both of them curricula I had written. It was year 2 for the ninth grade, but only the first year for the tenth, which meant (as it always does, I think, when teaching … More Deadline