So, You’re New to Online Learning…

I have been homeschooling my son for a little over three years.  Technically, it’s online learning and not considered homeschool, but the concept is the same.  My son is enrolled at an online public charter school.  He has teachers that instruct him, but I am his learning coach.  Every day, I take on the role of a teacher, administrator, lunch lady… You get the idea.

Just like many of you, we started online learning in the midst of a disaster.  Soon after my son was enrolled in his new school, we were hit by a hurricane… … More So, You’re New to Online Learning…

Year in Review

It has been an interesting year, to say the least.  Looking back, I have a lot to be thankful for.  Sure, there were many unpleasant moments, but I’m not the sort to dwell on the negative… not anymore. These days, people’s memories are measured with the photos they take on their cell phone.  I have … More Year in Review

The Conservatory

I found three four five frogs in the house yesterday morning.  I found two or three the day before.  They came in with my plants when I brought them in for the winter.  It’s not the first time this has happened, and it won’t be the last.  It happens every year, and I’ve come to accept the … More The Conservatory

Choose to Stand

I guess I’m one of those people who just don’t get it.  I know who started the latest trend of protesting our national anthem.  Colin Kaepernick chose to sit on the bench rather than stand at attention.  Why?  Well, it’s because he is “not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for … More Choose to Stand

All or Nothing

I think I’ve figured out one of the biggest reasons the world seems to be on fire.  People have forgotten how to compromise.  We live in an all or nothing world, and it’s killing us.  We must all agree on everything or we can’t be friends.  We have to belong to the same religion or … More All or Nothing