• Learning

    Ripping off the Band-Aid: A WordPress Redesign

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    Making the leap from WP [dot] com to [dot] org…. one 10-layered step at a time. Holy moly! Have you ever decided to make the leap into something you’ve wanted to do for a long time, but were so bat-shit scared of it that you avoided it waaaaaaaaay too long?…

  • Life,  Writing

    When COVID Leads to Retiring Early from Teaching

    woman smiling at camera while standing on the beach

    I recently shared what happened when COVID propelled me toward retiring early from teaching and coaching in the public education sector. Want to see how it all turned out? Tap here or the image for a two-minute read on Medium, the platform for building a writing/reading community, and where you’ll…

  • Life,  Writing

    Words and Colors, Spilling

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    They spill around me… onto the floor, the table… Words and colors. Messages, recognizable? Maybe. There are no blank pages… here. No blank canvases. Just words and colors… spilling. Tiny messages… peeking out. Screaming. Whispering. Laughing, even. My soul speaks. Can you hear her? Do you care? Maybe. Or not.…