What I Wear to Work

Hello, readers.  I hope you are having a great week!  The first week of school has come and gone successfully–whew!   It’s always a little rough.  By the end of the week, all of the students understand the routine and expectations (hopefully!!).  We are already learning the National Anthem with my older students.  There are so many […]

My Classroom Makeover

An empty classroom is like a blank canvas.  Where do you start?  There is so much golden opportunity to be found!  I am lucky to still have props from previous Disney and Willy Wonka musicals. Over and over, I watched my very special aide make magic from glitter, glue, paint and cardboard.  I bought the supplies and […]

Sunrise, Sunset

Our West Texas sunrises and sunsets are so unique.  Not one of these gorgeous scenic painting-worthy views is ever the same. The sun rises and descends behind our very own Hub City skyscraper–a 274 foot tall tower, our cotton fields, our barbed wire fences of ranch land, and our lakes filled with boats and pontoons […]