Author. Artist … It’s hard to believe it’s been a year since I stepped out of the formal classroom after a wonderful twenty year career in elementary education. It was a difficult decision but one that allowed me to breathe new life into my long-time art studio, Piggy Toes, and provide the freedom of time… Continue reading Creative Instruction Makes Learning Memorable & Fun
Saying goodbye. That’s never come easily for me. Especially when it’s time to let go of parts of my life that have largely defined, shaped, edified, and even challenged me. Nearly thirty years ago, I slammed on the brakes from the fast-track advertising world, pulled a u-ey, and headed down the “so you want to… Continue reading The Two Reasons I “Retired”
It’s always a mix of emotions this time of year. However, this time I’m feeling the pull between teaching elementary school, continuing the art studio, and dedicating the time and effort to the call of the keyboard with greater ferocity than ever before. The boys are just a few days behind me with new adventures… Continue reading Time To Teach
This year, on the double 2, I turned 48. Good things happen as you get older–I was showered with flowers, cards, hugs, and gifts from my elementary students, then arrived home to my wonderful family and more surprises. I also signed with my literary agent, Blythe Daniels of the Blythe Daniels Agency to represent my… Continue reading March 22 is a great day!