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My Word of 2020

Have you ever had a word choose you?  This year my word began to choose me as early as last September.  It popped up, and I noticed it and then moved on.  By November, it was appearing all over the … Continue reading

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Blogging Trends in 2019

The end of the calendar year is a great time for reflection, as is July for us educators as it represents another transition between two years. I began this blog in July, so I often reflect on my blog’s “birthday”.  … Continue reading

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Shining Out of My Comfort Zone

A few months ago, a friend from my doctoral program reached out to me and asked if I would consider being the keynote speaker for her university’s commencement ceremony.  This is a small, private university but still I hesitated.  I … Continue reading

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Shining Through 2019

Each year I pick a focus word and see how it shows up in my life and how it guides me forward. This year my word is SHINE and I wrote my first update back in February. Now that we … Continue reading

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A Vacation from Social Media

There are lots of books, articles, and blogs popping up about people taking a digital detox – stepping away from so much screen time. I just returned from a 4-day trip to Grenada, in the Caribbean, for a quick girls’ … Continue reading

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Shine 2019 Update #1

My focus word for the year is SHINE. I like to pause and reflect on my word, how it has shown itself to me, and what I’ve done to cultivate the idea within my life. Before I had even announced … Continue reading

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Blog Word Cloud 2019

What matters to you? How is that visible to others? How do you communicate your most important values and beliefs? In the past, I have generated a word cloud from my blog’s URL to see what words I use most … Continue reading

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My Word of 2019

Happy New Year! It’s hard to believe that it’s 2019 already. Just as I have for the last four years, I have selected a focus word for the year. This is different from setting new year’s resolutions. I choose to … Continue reading

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