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

Owning

This post originated as a response I contributed to on a Facebook Friend’s page. Later I thought of a couple more things to add so this is a revised version. * One valuable and precious insight I have gained over the past year as my two olders reach their teen years is the importance of…… Continue reading Owning

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