Anniversary

It’s been a year since my school district sent us home because we’d had our first case of Covid-19 at a campus. One of the last things I did in the classroom in person with my English seniors was watch the movie I Am Not Your Negro as part of the James Baldwin unit. It… Continue reading Anniversary

When Work Feels Heavy And You Keep Hitting The Snooze Button

"Feeling" by Ali Sabbagh, in the public domain

Well, it’s here: 2021. Hope is here, and so is a Covid vaccine, but I am also cautious and don’t want to get my hopes up. Work started three weeks ago. It’s hard to look forward to work, as a teacher. A lot feels pretty pointless nowadays. Somedays I wonder, why do we go to… Continue reading When Work Feels Heavy And You Keep Hitting The Snooze Button