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Early Collections

When I was in elementary and middle school, I was a collector. I collected stickers, Strawberry Shortcake dolls, charms (on bracelets and necklaces), and pins (on my oh-so-cool 80’s jean jacket). I collected pigs (stuffed animals, glass figurines, and many … Continue reading

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The ABC’s of Education

Recently my friend Shelley Burgess, along with her husband, Dave, published a picture book for educators.┬áP is for Pirate is a fun inspiration for teachers and leaders, walking through the alphabet with a fun pirate twist. One unique Burgess touch … Continue reading

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[Abecedary of Reflection] Young Again

Y: Young Again From the time I was about this age… I wanted to be a writer. While blogging started out about my leadership and learning work, as a professional, it has become something so much more. It has reminded … Continue reading

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Blogiversary

My blog turns two this month! Feel free to click back here to read my reflections after one year of blogging. I continue to be amazed by where this journey has taken me over the last two years. Since I … Continue reading

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Happy File

Do you have a happy file? What is in your happy file? To me, a happy file is a collection of positive notes, emails, records, and pictures that celebrate the work I’ve done, the ways I’ve been appreciated or thanked … Continue reading

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Professional Job Seekers Wanted

In my current role, as well as my former role as a principal, I participate in many interview panels for various positions. I am always amazed at the level of preparation evident (or not evident) during interviews. I have been … Continue reading

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I Want to Hold Your Hand

As I drove home from a nice visit with my father (Hi Dad!), on the weekend that is the 50th anniversary of the Beatles arrival in the U.S., I sang every word to every Beatles song I own. Literally. Every. … Continue reading

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