Let It Snow!

My students are tired; my colleagues are tired; and I am certainly tired. I can’t figure out why we’re all so exhausted less than three weeks into spring semester, but we are and we need a little break. After a preview of this week’s weather, my son and I started praying for a snow day … Continue reading Let It Snow!

The Perfect Time

Autumn is the perfect time to take account of what we’ve done, what we didn’t do, and what we’d like to do next year. This weekend, I received three stunning autumn-themed swaps from Diane W. (Midteacher on swap-bot). Each was sent for a swap in the A Thousand Words group. The handmade postcard above was … Continue reading The Perfect Time

Sunflower Field in Autumn

there is peaceful. there is wild. i am both at the same time. nayyirah waheed, “sum,” salt Today’s sunflower comes from my photographer friend Diane–midteacher on swap-bot. She continually inspires me with her beautifully crafted photos. For “Sunflower Field in Autumn” Diane tried a creation process she had just discovered.  For this project she: “gessoed” watercolor paper … Continue reading Sunflower Field in Autumn