The Scariest Thing

"You can do this, just give me your hand," my husband and brother say this to me all the time. I'm an overly cautious person and always have been. I immediately think something is too dangerous or too hard and declare it as such. Hiking off the trail, swimming in murky water, roller-coasters, climbing a… Continue reading The Scariest Thing


The One Reason I Quit Teaching

September means apples, bulletin boards, foliage, name tags, a new class and everything else about going back-to-school! After over thirty years of starting the fall in a classroom, as a student or teacher, I decided to take a break this year. I taught for thirteen years all over Oregon, and it was not an easy… Continue reading The One Reason I Quit Teaching