media center · Middle school · retirement · Teachers

There’s a Gorilla in the Library

            This past week I retired from twenty years working as a school media specialist. I had accumulated lots of stuff in my "second home" over the years and for the last months I have been bringing home my books, pictures, and extra sweaters. I gave away many of the cute knick-knacks that teachers are… Continue reading There’s a Gorilla in the Library

End of School · Middle school · Spirituality · Teachers

“We’re all miserable!”

“I don't know what to say, except it's the last week of school and we're all in misery.” I’ve paraphrased one of my favorite quotes from Christmas Vacation to describe the last week of May, when the flowers are blooming, the birds are singing, and those of us who work in a school are exhausted… Continue reading “We’re all miserable!”