To be, or not to be PODCAST EPISODE There are certain things in life you fall in love with immediately and for all time. William Shakespeare’s play Hamlet, or The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark is one of those things. I read Hamlet with a mind spinning and a heart being pulled in every direction. Who doesn’t love a brooding intellectual hottie caught up … Continue reading To Be, or Not to Be
This opera alludes to the Roman legend of the Aeneid. It tells the story of the Trojan warrior Aeneas who’s ship is blown off course on his way to Italy. He lands instead in Carthage where he meets Queen Dido and falls in love. Dido is skeptical, to say the least. Continue reading I Kinda Sing Opera Now
Something’s brewing and it ain’t a delicious amber ale. Continue reading The Search Continues with Possible Diarrhea
What happens when you leave the only career you’ve always known? Here are my thoughts on leaving teaching. Continue reading On Leaving Teaching. I’m Nobody! Who Are You?
Just a few years back, I decided, out of sheer astonishment, to start writing down some of the (things) my students were saying. And because I am a scatterbrain, I eventually lost the paper that had been recording them. I found that paper recently. It’s one raindrop in the ocean of ridiculous statements and questions that teachers face everyday, but I might as well share … Continue reading Sh*t My Students Say
And, yes, even now, there’s no lack of crap. I know that this is a shocking revelation, but some of the so-called literature in many grade school literature books is crap squeezed between two covers. Continue reading Required Reading: Autobiographies & Memoirs