Smashing resistance

Ok, may be not smashing, maybe not even acknowledging….in fact more like running the other direction only to have resistance circle around and smash into me again. Then to have the newly recognized resistance pair up with an old one, build more strength and smash into me again. That’s been my month as I grappleContinue reading “Smashing resistance”

Marginalized

Every.single.time I hear a story about the Suffragettes I am awe struck with admiration. I love when their life’s work anniversary comes around and people remember. It’s not just the decades on decades, they persevered to legalize the women’s voting rights; I am awed they never let opposition presented as criticism, hatred, and even brutalityContinue reading “Marginalized”

Faces of anxiety

Working in the school system, I definitely know kids show the exact same emotion in multitudes of ways. Some clearly, some make ya guess, some productively, some not so much. While listening to a webinar about anxiety in school-age students, the speaker described the manifestation of what we see… disconnecting, overload, walking out, or quiet,Continue reading “Faces of anxiety”

Finding the good in the year

Happy New Year. This is the 11th year my husband and I have been answering 6 questions which make us think back over the year’s events. Sometimes things pop up one of us had completely lost site of. Other times we have very different answers to the same question. This year feels a little harderContinue reading “Finding the good in the year”