Blog Posts

Classroom Catharsis

I stood in front of the first class of the day, a student’s journal in hand. Since I began teaching 6th grade, I’ve had the students write ...

19 Oct 2014
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An Interesting Dinner With My Teenage Son

I put the following quote on the board and asked the 6th graders what it meant. “Each of us has a fire in our hearts ...

12 Oct 2014
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I Love Teaching

I’m in the middle of a deep sleep, dreaming I’m riding horseback at sunset or sitting listening to David Gray sing Silver Lining when suddenly blasting sirens interrupt ...

5 Oct 2014
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Our Tennessee Vacation

“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” John Muir As a young teen growing up in Pennsylvania I would take long ...

28 Sep 2014
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Why I teach

“…until one sees with one’s own eyes and comes to feel with one’s own heart, one will never understand other people.” Eleanor Roosevelt “When you ...

21 Sep 2014
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Looking Back, Feeling Gratitude, And Moving Forward

“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” Melody Beattie Every night before going to sleep I ...

14 Sep 2014
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Take a look at my books, please.

 


Getting my 12 year old son to read is always a challenge but Mystic completely changed his view. This is a great story with a wonderful fantasy adventure.FLMom
A thriller with vivid descriptions that every reader will see in their mind! Conflict, friendship, good vs. evil, love conquers all — it has something that will appeal to all readers, of any age!Debbie
My kids loved reading Mystic and I would highly recommend it to other families. Easy to read and very engaging story. I know your kids will love it as much as mine.Flash