Category Archives: slice of life

The Book Thief… continued

I shared with my students that I stole Tex.  I shared with my students that I brought it back.  I shared with my students that I confessed my theft through my blog.  I shared with my students my boss’s (my … Continue reading

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The Underdog

Sweet 16, Elite 8, Final Four (you’ve gotta love the alliteration) Coach K, Dick Vitale, 5-12 upset The Underdog After the first couple of days of the March Madness Tournament the upsets that I picked and didn’t pick have typically … Continue reading

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Fears…

We all fear something.  I am afraid of butterflies.  Yes…  they fly weird.  They flail, they have no direction, I don’t like not knowing where they are flying to. But those fears like that–  they are superficial.  Deep down.  That’s where … Continue reading

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Special Visitors

I believe in ghosts. I believe that the people that have passed away, that were important to us can come visit us.  Maybe in their own way. Maybe they talk to you in a dream…  maybe they play a little … Continue reading

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The Sponge

I have the pleasure of having a nephew that lives a few mere blocks from where I work. So one of the most joyous parts of my day is when I get to stop by my parents house and see … Continue reading

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My Name

Rachel.  Simple, biblical.  It means “little lamb,” which I always disliked.  I wanted it to mean something powerful, like princess.  That’s what my sister Sarah’s name meant.  I always thought that it wasn’t fair, because she is definitely not a … Continue reading

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Musical Genius

I’m pretty sure Darien, my brother’s son, is a musical genius in the making.  I really am not kidding…  the kid is one, and I’m sure of it.  Why?  Well, first he’s loved music since he was little.  He’s a … Continue reading

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