Archive for January 2009


two years, miles murphy, and i’m still missing you. and your snoring, and your barking, and your wagging tail, and all of the things that were uniquely you. two years, miles murphy, and i still can’t believe you’re gone.

thousand word thursday

so comes snow after fire, and even dragons have their ending. (j.r.r. tolkien)

i touch the future. i teach.

twenty-three years ago today, i was sitting in mr. quincy’s fifth grade class.  on a media cart at the front of the classroom was a television broadcasting the launch of the space shuttle challenger, carrying it’s crew of seven.  amongst them was christa mcauliffe, who was to be the first teacher in space. in an […]

1932 – 2009

we do survive every moment, after all, except the last one. (j. updike)

one year

one year ago today, i posted my very first wordpress entry. i wasn’t sure that i would continue, but one hundred and seventy-eight posts later, i’m so glad that i did. within days of my first entry, i migrated my archived blog from another platform and got to work shaping my new identity. amidst changing […]

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