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

Whispering Is Dangerous In A Pandemic

"Whispers..." by Flickr user micadew, (CC BY-SA 2.0)

I miss visiting friends. Yes, I can visit friends in a socially distanced way. I occasionally have lunch with a co-worker outside, sitting 10 feet apart. Or take a socially distanced walk with a friend. I am grateful for the outdoors and the mild winter weather in Houston. I miss the hushed conversations. I miss… Continue reading Whispering Is Dangerous In A Pandemic

A return to blogging?

You may remember the website, and you probably remember the blog posts. It’s been a while. What happened to my old blog posts? I am not sure, but I know that when I started teaching, I lost track of a lot of things–anything unrelated to teaching fell off my radar that first year. And one… Continue reading A return to blogging?