• 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,  Writing

    Blogging (and Writing) Are a Struggle

    list of blog titles in draft, in Wordpress dashboard

    You want to blog (or write), but find blogging and writing are a struggle. Where are the damn words? You want to type, edit, and share, but… you’re stuck. Identify your struggle. So which part’s the struggle? Is it the first step? The last step? Somewhere in the middle? All…