Category Archives: 2nd Career

No Miracle Worker

As a girl I read Helen Keller’s story. I was horrified by it on some level – the blind, deaf and mute child shut off from all real contact with her world, living an almost feral existence¬†– but so inspired … Continue reading

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Still here!

A supporter recently reached out to me, saying that whenever there was a long pause in blogging he wondered if we’d finally been sucked under.¬† Nope, we’re still here treading water. The long pauses in blogging are mostly due to … Continue reading

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I don’t think I’m teaching them anything

The first 9 weeks of school are over and in one week it will be Fall Break!¬† And I’m ready for a break, I can tell you. After a surprisingly smooth start (given that I was hired the week before … Continue reading

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