Tag Archives: children

I’m not a grown-up.

I have a confession to make.  My last post makes me really sad.  It just seems like it must have been written by someone wholly resigned to reality—that is to say, it must have been written by a grown-up.  If … Continue reading

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A quick thought from the classroom.

On Tuesday a student asked me why I want to be a teacher.  I’d just introduced myself to a class of sixth-graders, and they’d decided to interrogate me.  I knew that the question was a legitimate one because the students … Continue reading

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Grown-ups should be more like kids.

Apparently my sisters woke up this morning dead set on having a Winter lemonade stand.  Their idea was to go door-to-door in the neighborhood selling cups of hot chocolate for a quarter.  Brilliant, I thought.  Too cold outside, thought Dad and … Continue reading

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Snoops, the big old house, and my first post in two months.

Here are the meager beginnings of a story I came up with today.  My goal is to write short stories to read to my kids someday: my students as well as my own children.  This is a humble start.  But … Continue reading

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