Tag Archives: Thoreau

When the Hardest Choice is the Right Choice

Yesterday I had the triathlon tattoo on the inside of my left wrist covered with a new tattoo. In the past 24 hours, I have had a lot of people ask me why I did it, and the reason is … Continue reading

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Totally and completely immersed in summer!

Annnnnd it’s August. What the hell! When did this happen? I’m convinced July didn’t really exist. There was a wrinkle in time and it went from June to August. Alas, Summer, you have once again flown by too quickly. In … Continue reading

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The Healing Games

Not to be confused with The Hunger Games, which is very, very different. I’ve made great strides in my healing, so I thought I would share some of my favorite exercises, quotes, and other such fun that has helped me … Continue reading

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Day 16: just a day…

Sometimes the most normal, average, uneventful days are the best. The students were well-behaved. I was able to get a lot of work done. Play rehearsal went very well. My hip and leg were surprisingly not that sore given the … Continue reading

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a transcendental trip

I have wanted to write about my trip to Massachusetts ever since I arrived home – which was very early in the morning on Friday, June 29th – but every time I would start to write, the post would grow longer … Continue reading

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Summer is here…again!

The 2011-2012 school year was hands down my most successful and favorite of my teaching career, and though I say farewell to the children, the staff, and the building with a wee bit of sadness in my heart, I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Just what I needed

My trip to Walden was, in a word, amazing. I was, after all, in my beloved Concord.  How could I not be happy? The 12-hour drive did me some good; I relaxed, I laughed (thank you David Sedaris), but most … Continue reading

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