Tag Archives: Early childhood education

a few short bits with little Einstein on the side.

I 2 sentence story inspired by Edgar Allan Poe Persistent furtive tapping, echoing up from the eternally dark basement, drew me down into the abyssal dankness. Now I wander lost in this subterranean vault, haunted by the unceasing touch of … Continue reading

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Dreams of February 2014

Dream #1 Look at that parking job- I said pointing at an adjacent rooftop where a the back wheels of the tiny indigo car were on the wrong side of the parking barrier, a foot from a 40 foot drop down … Continue reading

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Living in Limbo on Lummi Island: Walking, Working, and Waiting

I am in work limbo and living with a good friend on Lummi Island while I wait for paperwork to start my new job in Lacey. I am working temporarily with my lovely friends big and little at Generations, my … Continue reading

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The Best Places Fill You Up and Let You Go: A Note to Generations and The Community Around It

I am in Transition from preschool work into a career in physical therapy. Yesterday I said good-bye to the best job I have ever had and my favorite educational community. So many people impacted my life as a teacher, and … Continue reading

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Finding a Balance

“I am . . . what I am at the moment I am that . . . ”    The storyteller, “Marriages Between Zones Three, Four, and Five” By Doris Lessing To know the world one must construct it.– Cesare … Continue reading

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Working with Mindi

I was going through my old document files this morning and found some notes I had written while I was working at Head Start a few years ago. I had the amazing experience of working with a young woman who … Continue reading

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Answers Without Questions: Being My Silly Self In the Classroom

I was going through my job hunting file and found these answers without questions. They say a lot about my process as a teacher and what I value in my work with young children. Luckily my new position lets me … Continue reading

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