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A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats

“A rising tide lifts all boats,” this quote from John F. Kennedy is one of the most influential in my life. I heard a variation of this from the one and only Rachel Hollis, and it kicked off an incredible year of change and more, importantly, growth! Ms. Hollis was specifically discussing the benefits of… Continue reading A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats

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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