The Gift and Loss of Friendship

Throughout my 35 or so years of being old enough to develop friendships, I’ve had 3 close friends move out of my life. Interestingly, all 3 have moved to different states, which is how my very first best friend and I lost touch when I was in 3rd grade.  But with 2 of them, our... Continue Reading →


Asking for Help Learning Journal

I wrote this during class with my students.  Students were to write about a situation in which they could use help, explore the consequences (positive and negative) for asking or not asking for the help they need.  Here is my response to that prompt: I am someone who doesn’t like to ask for help for... Continue Reading →

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