Monthly Archives: October 2016
About a month ago, we were notified by a mail that a part on my husband’s car needs to be replaced. The recall notice has been sitting on his desk at work and has been at the top of his to-do list for this exact length of time. He only just called on Friday, to […]
Sometimes, when I sit down to start a blog post, I’m reminded of one of my favorite Gilmore Girl episodes. In Santa’s Secret Stuff- Season 7, Episode 11, Lorelai describes the frustrations she’s met with while composing the perfect character reference for Luke. She says, “…my brain is a wild jungle full of scary gibberish. ‘I’m writing […]
While truly hesitant, I’m confessing a personal story that unfortunately illustrates my own lesson in civility.
A few days ago, I took a field trip with my 7th and 8th grade students to Springfield, Illinois. We visited Lincoln’s home, the Illinois Capitol building, Lincoln’s Presidential Museum, and the Village of New Salem. Before taking my students on the field trip, however, I showed them a documentary called Looking for Lincoln. Henry Louis […]