Gardening · Middle school · Parable of the sower · Uncategorized

Stuggling through the weeds

I came back from my spring break trip to New York to a mess - in my flower garden. After several cool rainy weeks, and then a warm week-end, the weeds had gone crazy, covering all my little flowers trying to come out to enjoy the sunshine. Despite my best efforts at putting down mulch… Continue reading Stuggling through the weeds

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Middle school · Reading · Uncategorized

The Thrill of New Books by Millicent Flake

When I started as a middle school media specialist after 10 years in an elementary school, one of the biggest adjustments was the lack of money for new books. I went from a fairly large school to¬† a much smaller one and my budget was practically non-existent. After a frustrating few years, I decided I… Continue reading The Thrill of New Books by Millicent Flake