Slaying Dragons

Last fall, I wrote this poem called "when my grandchildren ask me" in a workshop led by poet jessica care moore. The imagery from the poem has been revisiting me this fall as an educator in a post George Floyd era in addition to being in the middle of a presidential election and global pandemic.... Continue Reading →

Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

This book is actually an excellent place to start for many of my white friends who would have a hard time saying "Black Lives Matter" out loud, especially considering the current events of the Charlottesville terrorist attack and the "free speech" rallies. Dr. King inspired the title and content of Jodi Picoult's novel,┬áSmall Great Things.... Continue Reading →

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