This week's Saturday Through My Lens features the natural Florida beauty of the Hillsborough River State Park.
Our very first camping trip with Harvey the RV was at Hillsborough River State Park.
It is an unbelievably beautiful and serene park.
Continue reading "Saturday Through My Lens: Hillsborough River State Park"
This week's Saturday Through My Lens features a real sweet story about my neighbor and her new babies.
Once upon a time, I went to visit my neighbor at the end of my street.
We don't talk much. She's the quiet type.
It was a special occasion 'cause she had just brought out her brand new babies. Continue reading "Saturday Through My Lens: An Alligator Baby Bedtime Story"
Chewing gum by itself doesn’t seem like a good reason for anyone to quit teaching. So when people ask why I left the profession, and I answer “penguin eggs and chewing gum
”, they always look confused. It’s a quick, easy answer to a question that isn’t at all quick or easy to answer.
We'll call this student Jose. He came in halfway through the first quarter, a large boy, easily twice the size as most of the other sixth graders. Right away there was something not quite okay with Jose. He giggled a lot, spoke in very simple sentences, and didn’t seem to know what was going on around him. Continue reading "Grizzly Bears, Class Size, and Chewing Gum"