Growth. It’s a topic with multiple meanings and contexts, which is why I find it so fascinating. I have been reflecting on the different aspects of growth in my life lately… Gardening has been a hobby of mine for years, thanks to my mom and grandma. Some of my fondest memories with my grandma were… Continue reading New Growth
The previous post about organization (in the classroom) is from September of 2016. You can access that post here. I was recently inspired by the show Tidying Up on Netflix. I initially intended to watch something else, but that show just happened to turn on and start playing, so I tuned in. Was it a sign??… Continue reading Getting Organized, Part 2
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
Update on yesterday’s Art Teacher League Bowling game: I won the high score!! More specifically… the best score I have ever bowled in duckpin (or regular bowling for that matter)! I got to take home the trophy, which now looks like this: It’s gotten pretty heavy, so my plan is to add wheels and/or create a mini… Continue reading For the Win!
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
At the beginning of the month, I participated in a Green Smoothie workshop, facilitated by health coach Stephanie Misanik. During the workshop, Stephanie asked each of us to explain why we chose to attend and what we hoped to gain/learn from the experience. It was inspiring to hear each participant’s reasons. Generally speaking, we all… Continue reading Going Green
Ah ha! I’ve had an ‘itch’ to write lately, and sure enough.. I am just about at the one-month marker. I’ve only written one post per month in 2017, and I hope to write more as the summer approaches. We have one full week and two half days left of the 2016-2017 school year. There have… Continue reading Celebrating Nature’s Processes