Inspiring teen moments from writing club

I've said this before and I'll say it till the world gives them more credit: my students are awesome. Every week at our creative writing group meeting, one or more of them blow me away with their compassion, creativity, writing ability, and overall heart. Because I believe the world can never contain too much ambient … Continue reading Inspiring teen moments from writing club

When Winter Comes Early

No one was prepared. Least of all the city street sweepers. It's the middle of November--the time of year for fall color and cozy sweaters and cute pumpkin-bedecked porches. It is most certainly NOT the time of year for several inches of wet, heavy snow that sticks around indefinitely even in the sunshine. But that's … Continue reading When Winter Comes Early