Greetings from a basement out here in the middle of middle of Minnesota. I hope this missive finds you and yours feeling hearty and hale, and enjoying the heck out of your Saturday evening. Currently, Audrey and the girls are out shopping with her mom, George is sleeping upstairs, and I’m watching the 90s era … Continue reading In Celebration of ERP!
To Every Season
Greetings from a basement out here in the middle of Minnesota. I hope this missive finds you feeling hearty and hale. I’m a couple days late on the weekly post, but I still wanted to publish to help me maintain the building of a regular writing routine. Hit a brief hiccup in writing output this … Continue reading To Every Season
Just a Boy and His Cat Doodling in Front of the Oven
Niner For a Heart of Gold
Greetings from a basement out here in the middle of Minnesota! Hope this missive finds you doing well, friends, and feeling hearty and hale. ‘Twas a pretty solid Sabbath. For the first time in a long time George slept in his own bed by himself all night long. I’d made a bed on the floor … Continue reading Niner For a Heart of Gold
Rad Dad Mode Activated
Learning to Tell Stories in a New Way: Adventures in Reading Middle Grade & Young Adult
Hello from, well not quite a basement out here in the middle of Minnesota, but more so the lobby of a fitness center waiting for my daughters while they have their swimming lesson. Hope this missive finds you and yours doing well, and feeling hearty and hale. And if you’ve got the doldrums or some … Continue reading Learning to Tell Stories in a New Way: Adventures in Reading Middle Grade & Young Adult
I get the chance to know her a little bit better than I do in the hustle and bustle throughout the day.
In the Summertime
bbc.co.uk Evening, friends. Today marked the first official day of summer vacation for me. (Enjoy the adjacent, celebratory picture of Ray Dorset of Mungo Jerry. )Students finished up last Thursday, and most teachers were done as of Friday. I was at the school yesterday to help facilitate professional development for some snow day make-up (because … Continue reading In the Summertime
Last night, before turning in, I watched "Teacher of the Year," on Netflix (as a high school English teacher, I'm a sucker for teacher movies). I don't recall the main actor, but the flick did feature Key (from Key & Peele) as the high school principal and the Sklar brothers as inept guidance counsellors. The … Continue reading Weepy