Fine

Everybody asks this question. The checkers at the grocery store ask it. The teachers I walk past in the hallway at school ask it. The folks at church ask. The friend or colleague you work with says it. The barista asks me. Everybody asks everybody this question. How are you doing? What’s more, universally, everyone…… Continue reading Fine

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Kayfabe

I have enjoyed and learned so much from working in a high school setting and with working with teenagers.  In a very short time, I will be working with a lot of teenagers. A lot. One thing I’m reminded of often while working with some teenagers is their level of frustration with hypocrisy they see…… Continue reading Kayfabe

Now

The house came with light pink walls. There was also flower wallpaper borders along the top of the ceiling in the bedrooms. The home was built in 1984 and is located in a neighborhood a teenager may describe as an old person’s neighborhood, older homes, space between lots. Not subdivisiony. I am fine with that.…… Continue reading Now

Turf Monster

I just finished my morning workout. I grabbed my keys and my coffee from the cubby hole shelf. On Saturday mornings, I tend to buy a small coffee from the gas station near the YMCA. It chills in the cubby hole and every once in a while, between sets, I walk over to get a…… Continue reading Turf Monster