This is the type of storytelling we strive for. … More Dost Thou Feel?
I was the student today and it was marvelous. … More Learning Poetic Forms
I follow the music and wherever its playing, you’ll find me nearby. … More Following the Music
Slice of Life 2019: Day 13 So, teaching Act I of Romeo and Juliet to a class of mostly ninth grade boys at nine am on a Wednesday the first week of Daylight Saving Time went better than expected. Of course, everyone was half asleep upon entering the room. I saw some nasty looks, like … More An Introduction to Shakespeare
At a coffee shop recently, I was economizing a second cup from a tired, green tea bag and pondering the long stretch ahead on the calendar. Punxsutawney Phil had already missed his shadow and Valentine’s Day was knocking at the door. “We’ve got to get through February and all of March before we have a break,” … More Let Them Drink Tea
Recently, I had a mom email to say, “My son will not be re-enrolling in your course next year. Thank you very much.” Now, this was a terse and shocking email to receive from a parent that I had just spoken with a couple of days before. This mom couldn’t say enough nice things about … More My Kids Aren’t Perfect and I’m Okay With That
Poetry and Water World After battling almost an hour of traffic, we made it to Metro Academic Studies down in Atlanta. There is a weird thing where the closer you get to spring break, the worse the traffic gets down in the city. Folks are either passing through or coming to town in the spring. … More Slice of Life: Day 28