Heart Chart: Art we all need

The grown ups waited for Irma. She was slow and it tried our patience. We were stressed and worried. Concerned for friends and family in places that had already been hit hard. Between Harvey, Irma, Jose, and Katia, the Weather Channel ratings must be through the roof. When the big…

Waiting for Irma

The wind has picked up and is blowing through the trees that skirt around my house. It’s still light, not much faster or more fierce than a regular afternoon thunderstorm. You know the ones you could set your clocks by on a July afternoon in Tallahassee? And the rain…

If it’s good for the gosling…

Today I attended a networking event where I got to talk to cool moms about journal writing. One of them told me that she’s interested in what she’s read about the use of journal writing as a tool to help students process what they’ve learned. The second…