sharing the stairs

because life has ups and downs…

First Week of School

Classes started for the kiddos in my school district this week. You know what that means, right? It means that students packed their bags with new school supplies. It means … Continue reading

August 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Finding Happiness

When I wrote my book, LIFEGUARD, I explored many things to learn more about myself. The first thing that I dove into was the notion of happiness. I just wanted … Continue reading

August 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

I Hope I’m THAT Teacher

When the new school year starts in a couple of weeks, it will be my 30th year in the classroom. THIRTY YEARS! That equals thousands of souls that I have … Continue reading

July 31, 2019 · Leave a comment

People Will Surprise You

My favorite niece found this blog yesterday. She earned that title of ‘favorite niece’ because she spent time reading every single post right down to the Contact page after she … Continue reading

July 15, 2019 · 3 Comments

You Made Me Cry

I’m receiving a lot of feedback about my self-help book, LIFEGUARD. Comments are positive, and I couldn’t be happier about that! People appreciate that it’s a quick read with an … Continue reading

July 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

Five States in 18 Hours

I decided to snap some pics as we drove all the way from our garage to the beaches of Daytona in one long haul with just a few short stops … Continue reading

July 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

Loneliness is Real for Aging Parents

My 84-year-old mom fell in April when she tripped on asparagus that dropped from her grocery bag and broke her hip. I found out that she fell through a voicemail … Continue reading

June 19, 2019 · Leave a comment