Archive for January 2011

i touch the future. i teach.

twenty-five 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. among them was christa mcauliffe, who was to be the first teacher in space. in an […]

thousand word thursday | snow day edition

life is made up of moments, small pieces of glittering mica in a long stretch of gray cement. (anna quindlen)

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the moon is always jealous of the heat of the day, just as the sun always longs for something dark and deep. (alice hoffman)

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footsteps in the snow suggest where you have been, point to where you were going; but when they suddenly vanish, never dismiss the possibility of flight. (diane duane)

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there are years that ask questions, and years that answer them. (zora neale hurston) [i’m secretly hoping 2011 is the latter]

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