Category Archives: Alaska

On a Stormy Night

On a Stormy Night By Rebecca Greeley Where do the raven sleep tonight? In the deep, dark branches of the rocking cedar? Do they cover their young with their feathers unfurled? When the winds blow rain are they watchful and … Continue reading

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After 8 months of teaching, wait….of trying to teach; backing off lessons that are too complex for the student, breaking it down, step by step, behavior chaos, students who boycott my class because I’m too hard on them, and the … Continue reading

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61 days

When you know it’s over, and it hasn’t been an easy road; it’s really hard to stay focused!  I want most of all, to provide my students with a solid finish to their year.  I actually planned out the next … Continue reading

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Game Change

I will be “passing” on a job next year. In June I board a ferry to Washington state and the Honda heads home to Virginia. I have learned to appreciate my sweet town in the Shenandoah Valley, the church that … Continue reading

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Pivot Point

Out on the court: running, blocking, waiting with hands up for the ball.  It is passed. My front foot plants down hard. Solid.  I have a decision to make, in a split-second: pass the ball to another player or spin … Continue reading

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