The decision to return to college for a second Masters degree, this time in Religious Studies, meant, for me, that I would complete it in two years. To meet this goal meant attending college full-time, which required I take three classes, or nine hours, a semester. Last semester, I took a full load, and although... Continue Reading →
My first semester of graduate school has ended with me earning the grade of A+ in two classes and a A in the third class. Not bad for a 70-year-old with a wonky memory! Thankfully, because I was able to convince the one professor who gave multiple-choice exams to allow me to write essays instead,... Continue Reading →
I've been accepted into the Master of Art in Religious Studies program at the university where I earned my other three degrees. I believe in life-long learning. This is a dream and a miracle, because I am going to college without having to pay tuition or fees! I will pay for my books under a... Continue Reading →
Gigi assembled her planners, her calendars, her pens, pouches, and post-its before her on the desk and stood over them like a general surveying maps. She prepared to teach her beloved students. She was tenacious in her teaching, so that her children were educated, in spite of the virus or snow. Zoom wasn't the best... Continue Reading →
The beauty of the love of continued learning and expanded knowledge is that it allows us to reach our God-given potential in ways far beyond our own beliefs and the expectations of others. Written for the One Liner Wednesday, January 6, 2021 from Linda G. Hill.
Don't clip children's wings! Free their imaginations! Ban conformity! Written for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge #323: clip and wings. Obviously I am against standards that do not address the unique ways that children learn.
I am unemployed again! I am not fully happy about it, but I am thankful that I had the opportuntiy to ply my craft once again. I had a great last class of students online who really engaged with the course content, nearly making me change my mind about retiring again. But, in the present... Continue Reading →