Monthly Archives: October 2010

Change from the Inside Out

“What do YOU think about Waiting for Superman?”  People know I am a teacher and they are curious. I tell them that I’ve seen it.  Twice.  And then I ask what they think, because I know they want to tell … Continue reading

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Sweet Moments

I love Swiss chocolate, but Dove will do.  Its metallic blue foil wrappers have messages on the inside that I read with the same eager curiosity that I read fortunes tucked into fortune cookies.  It is not that I believe … Continue reading

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From Alacrity to Zest: Keeping it Real

I love words.  If I put my favorite words in alphabetical order, alacrity would lead the list and zest would be the final flourish.  I carry my words with me the way a chef might travel with her knives–I know … Continue reading

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