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Month: November 2015

Celebrating Genocide: The Real Story of Thanksgiving

There is a narrative that I was fed during the mis-education of my childhood.  One I believed whole-heartedly most of my life.  Of course, I questioned how Columbus discovered a place that people inhabited, but that was the extent of it.  My… Read More


I love this! I was on the “intentional” path for awhile and somehow it slipped away from me. I needed this reminder. Especially when it comes to what I eat! Thanks Julie!

Solidarité… Je suis Paris!

Originally posted on beyondtheflow:
In the wake of the horrific attacks on Paris, we must all rise up and stand on the side of good and fight for those values which underpinned the French Revolution: Liberté, égalité, fraternité. These values are so…

This is why I teach…

Today is my 51st birthday!  How do I express the immense joy I feel inside? Teaching Middle School English was not in the plan; yet I have exceeded my own expectation in achieving greatness!  My students and their lives matter.  I get… Read More