September marks the beginning of a new school year, and changes are bound to occur. This year, we have several new staff members at our school, including a new secretary and administrator. Our former principal took a position at the Central Office Level, and our assistant principal moved into her position. In addition to these… Continue reading A Time for Change
Writing has been one of my favorite hobbies since I was kid, and I consider it an important part of my life. I recently got back into daily journaling after purchasing a new notebook a week ago. The practice began with a routine adapted from the book The Artist’s Way, as previously mentioned in this post. Physically… Continue reading Creating ‘New’ Spaces
Subtitle: When Procrastination Pays Off. Well, it’s done! After months of preparing drawing prompts and arranging pieces for our sketchbook, I am happy to announce that it has been mailed in! When I say ‘our’ sketchbook, I mean my students. The Sketchbook Project is a crowd-sourced library that features thousands of artists’ work from around the world… Continue reading The Sketchbook Project
March was a busy, exciting month that kicked off with… Art Teacher Bowling! That’s right, we have a duckpin bowling league just for art teachers. As a matter of fact, our next game is on Thursday! Not only is duckpin bowling super fun in itself, it’s rejuvenating to get together with other art teachers in… Continue reading Marching into Spring…Pause.
Wow! I can’t believe I have the chance to write back-to-back posts after a brief hiatus. Schools are closed today due to icy conditions on the road, conveniently also the day after the Super Bowl. My coworkers and I were discussing last week how the day after the Super Bowl should be recognized as a… Continue reading Open to Opportunity
Today is Super Bowl Sunday. I’m mostly excited about the commercials and the halftime show. I’m also excited to sit down and write for a bit this morning, especially since January seems to have come and gone in the blink of an eye. Here are a few highlights: Andy & I rang in the new… Continue reading Mandalas, Dreams, & ‘Super’ Things
It’s hard to believe that 2017 is nearly over! I just reread the last post of 2016, which ended with: So… what’s next? What’s in store for 2017? More writing, for sure. Daily drawing! Yoga! The rest, time will tell… Celebrations, successes, challenges, losses, and everything in between has made this year uniquely its own.… Continue reading Reflecting on the Year