My blog post on October 27, 2022, began with students saying. Embedded within the post was an article with data collected from middle and high school students. The data in the paper presented the biggest barriers to student learning, according to a new report released by YouthTruth, a nonprofit that surveys K-12 students and families … Continue reading Today I will say….
I captured this picture of the moon in full display to announce to all of us it is Harvest time! I have been holding off on cleaning the windows because their is no need to do it before harvest. All of the dust generated from the fields brings all of the dust to our doorsteps … Continue reading Harvest Moon
Troubling times face each of us in many different ways. Some we can see clearly, others hide it and shelter it away. Our news media brings us stories daily, filled with reports locally, nationally, and globally. We can watch these reports on several stations, read in newspapers, scroll through media platforms and catch comments. You … Continue reading At Peace, helping in finding the place
Online predators There are an estimated 500,000 online predators active each day. Children between the ages of 12 and 15 are especially susceptible to be groomed or manipulated by adults they meet online. According to the F.B.I., over 50 percent of the victims of online sexual exploitation are between the ages of 12 and 15. The … Continue reading Teach-Safety
When you think about feeling good and feeling safe, where do you see yourself? Where is the place those two things happen for you? Now that you have the place, who is there to help you feel safe and good? Is it the place only, or is it a combination of the place and the … Continue reading Safety and Feeling Good
I look out our back window and I can see all of the pine trees we planted as we first moved to this home. We planted all of the trees 30 years ago. It is amazing to see how much growth they have had and all of the memories shared in this little corner of … Continue reading Thank you Dad!
The grandchildren will get to play “We Wish You a Merry Christmas!” It is not entirely done, but it is getting closer! They will draw an envelope, and it will have a question inside. The questions are about Christmas and family. They can phone a friend to help with the question (family members), fish to … Continue reading It is starting to look like a game!