December 1, 2016
I love Ganesha. I have his image all over my apartment. In a copper statue from Mumbai, in a little children’s figurine from […]
November 7, 2016
I was at a conference (surprise) this past week and I was in a moment of whiny-ness (again, not a surprise). I was frustrated […]
October 3, 2016
Happy October. Busy, Busy, right? Always heading somewhere. Moving. Shaking. It is hard to be anywhere. Really there. That was why when my friend, Hilary […]
September 1, 2016
Happy September! We’re off! Out of the gate. Running fast.
Endorphins are kicking in. Adrenalin is rushing. We are flying high. Until we start to sputter. […]
August 1, 2016
Happy August! I have spent the last few weeks working with folks who were new at their positions. Some are just coming in to their […]
July 5, 2016
This month I am working with ideas from Shelley Turkle’s book, Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age, which include talking to […]
June 2, 2016
I remember reading that writer, Ralph Fletcher, author of Craft Lessons, had a snake skin on his desk to always remember to molt.
My Zen calendar […]
May 1, 2016
May is the time for end of school year events: retirement celebrations, proms, graduations. It’s a bittersweet month. I have written about transitions before but […]
April 1, 2016
I just spent a lovely Saturday morning, post-mediation, post-workout, and post-breakfast with a cup of coffee and the new HBO documentary, Everything is Copy. “A […]
March 16, 2016
This post was originally written by Jennifer and published on Education Week’s opinion blog, Finding Common Ground.
I have spent much of my time as an […]