Monthly Archives: March 2013

Here’s to future writing and Thank You

Thank You Stacy and Ruth!  Thank You fellow writers and readers.   It is now 9:30 Easter night, the final day of March and the last post for the March challenge.  It is such a bitter sweet day. Sweet time … Continue reading

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Traveling and holding on to ideas

It is now 9:04 pm and today I have driven 350 miles, spent time with my soon to be 94 year old Mother,  just gotten my take out from Noodles and Company, a glass of wine from the hotel and … Continue reading

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Quiet and Reflective – leads to more writing

Today was the first day of spring break for our students.   As teachers we were at school placing grades in the system, organizing for the next round of state tests – science is now down and we are on … Continue reading

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We are here but

Tomorrow I will return to a quiet classroom to fill out grades, clean up from a whirlwind 3rd quarter and begin to set the stage for the 4th and final quarter of the year.  The students tumbled out of school … Continue reading

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Location, Location, Location

As a beginning writer I use to think writers who had funny little habits were nuts.   They talked about the right pen or the correct notebook to write in.  Don’t get me wrong I am an office supply nut … Continue reading

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Lining up books

We have two days before spring break. The students and I are reading quickly to finish the books we have been working on.  The fourth graders finished The Summer of the Bone Pile Monster today and we are about 4 … Continue reading

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Missing what is right in front of us

Today I am wondering what I am missing that is right in front of me.   As teachers we have a favorite authors, books and genres.   We bring our passion into our classroom.  We share what we are reading … Continue reading

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