“Sometimes” / A Holiday Memory

This year, like most people, I did the bulk of my holiday shopping online (and am still waiting for a few gifts to arrive from wherever they are currently lost under a pile of packages at the post office). But usually, I prefer to do my shopping in person. I like wandering the aisles withContinue reading ““Sometimes” / A Holiday Memory”

Christmas Carols for Teachers

* Put down your grading pen, grab an eggnog or two, and warm up your singing voice for these soon-to-be holiday classics. * Working in a Public Middle School * To the tune of “Walking in a Winter Wonderland” School bells ring, so many missing In your class, no one’s listening These December days EatContinue reading “Christmas Carols for Teachers”

The Tale of the Christmas Bat

Author’s Note: Before I begin, I would like to say that I have nothing but love and respect for the participants in this adventure. They are all kind-hearted, intelligent people, despite how they may appear in this story. You’ll have to trust me on this. Author’s Note, Part 2: The following story really creates moreContinue reading “The Tale of the Christmas Bat”