5 Things That Made Me Smile
My students’ joy when I handed them Play-Doh for a poetry activity I borrowed from Teach Living Poets
Weird questions from teenagers:
Student A: Do you have a son?
Student A: Is it a human son?
Student B: Do you know who Lebron is?
Student C: Do you know what D1 is?
Cat antics: my cats, my mom’s cats, cat Twitter, updates on a stray cat I rescued who is currently living his best life
The bell ringing at 3:20 on Friday afternoon–the start of spring break
Sitting at a coffee shop to write for the first time since July
4 Words to Describe My Week
3 Plans for the Weekend
Comment on 120 slices for the Comment Challenge
2 Things I Learned This Week
That it’s always the right choice to advocate for myself even when it’s uncomfortable
That our new poetry study is going to bring playfulness, engagement, and energy to the last months of the school year
1 Goal for the Weekend
Take a walk to look for crocus and snowdrops
My theme for Slice of Life 2022 is finding inspiration in the writing of others. Each day I plan to find my slice in someone else’s words or forms. Today, I’m borrowing a format I discovered at Multifaceted Musing and A Day in the Life.