• 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

    word bits and color splatters

    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.…

  • Learning,  Life

    Just. Write.

    high school boy writing at his desk

    This blog post was first published September 10, 2019 and updated September 2021. A lot has changed in our world since the original post, but one thing hasn’t -> writing to figure things out still works! My advice? Just write. In 2019, I shared this…. As an Instructional Coach, I…