Nine takeaways from 2021
six word memoir web
The first Thanksgiving I was expected to be a contributor to the family feast was four months after getting married.
NCTE: 6 words//34 words
My tenth graders were in disbelief that I read aloud to my children at home.
Studying at coffee shops, highlighting and making notes, having pedagogical conversations with hubs- now that was some serious self-care.
I do not want to dismiss the burden of raising empowered females. However, do not dismiss nor discourage my burden of raising competent males who relentlessly and confidently and boldly empower other males, as well as females.
I never thought I would participate – much less complete – a month long writing challenge shared with an actual audience of readers. Well, I blogged every single day in March and then “poemized” every single day in April. I am WIPED.
Earlier this month, I was inspired over at Ethical ELA to find inspiration for a mirror poem. I used Ariana Brown’s “Dear White Girls in My Spanish Class” to interject stanzas throughout my own.
A World Trying to Deal