Seeing Clearly

Seeing Clearly

Posted by on Feb 16, 2015 in All, Art, Story A Day, Storytelling, Teach | No Comments

Mrs. Ashley, my 5th grade teacher, was (and hopefully is still) a no-nonsense woman with a dry wit. This went over the heads of most of my classmates, who were big on slapstick. I was a particularly awkward 10 year-old, with thick glasses and thin skin. A couple of the boys in my class knew […]

Out and About

Out and About

Posted by on Feb 8, 2013 in All, Storytelling, Teach, Work | No Comments

Occasionally the weather clears and the colds heal, and I get out of the house.

Relief

Relief

Posted by on Aug 6, 2012 in All, MFW, Teach, Work | One Comment

Just as my boy is making plans to explore the world, I too am planning some new projects.

Chit-Chat

Chit-Chat

Posted by on May 15, 2012 in All, MFW, Teach | 2 Comments

Last week’s Media Free Week was marked by firsts and accomplishments for our household.

Small Wonders

Small Wonders

Posted by on Feb 21, 2012 in All, Teach | 3 Comments

Hello there. Sorry for the long absence, but, you see, we have a tiny miracle living under our roof.

Seeing the forest in spite of the trees

Seeing the forest in spite of the trees

Posted by on Oct 26, 2011 in All, MFW, Teach | 8 Comments

I hope these thoughts are helpful as you navigate our wacky consumer media landscape.

A different kind of creative process

A different kind of creative process

Posted by on Sep 30, 2011 in Art, Teach, Writing | 2 Comments

This is more than building a new set; we’ve got a new stage, seating, and even some shifts in the entrances and exits.

Sounds of Silence

Sounds of Silence

Posted by on Sep 15, 2011 in MFW, Teach | No Comments

Having had such a good break, I was surprised to find that this week was actually quite difficult.

Our new teachers

Our new teachers

Posted by on Aug 31, 2011 in MFW, Teach | No Comments

Children are adopting media and technology at an incredibly fast rate…

The Gift of Good Neighbors

The Gift of Good Neighbors

Posted by on May 22, 2011 in All, Teach | One Comment

Being so close together, it is rather difficult not to get to know your neighbors.