Through the Eyes of a Child

Most of the topics The Hare is interested in are books, games, gymnastics, school and friends. Although, last year, there were a few interesting talks about four-letter-words written in the class bathroom. There are teachable moments everywhere, and the bad words gave us a window to explain vandalism as well as inappropriate vocabulary. When The … Continue reading Through the Eyes of a Child

The Worst Date Ever

The RemembeRed memoir assignment this week,  from Write on Edge,  is to write about a memory of ourselves WITH someone else. Word limit, 600 or less. A way to start: His/her name was ______________________ and looking back now, I realize…. When he was on stage, his personality preceded him. In the theater, he captured my … Continue reading The Worst Date Ever

Monday’s Madness

It has begun. The start of Monday morning drama. Although we still have one more week of summer, today is 8th grade registration and orientation. It's starts at 9am, but if you don't get there early, you will wait in line for hours. So today was sort of a run-through, a dress-rehearsal, for next week's … Continue reading Monday’s Madness

Ask and You Shall Receive

I've spent a lot of energy thinking about what I want to be when I grow up. Believing I am a writer has been sort of a slow evolution. I've always thought of myself as a creative person who happens to be good at writing. However, it never came up in conversations, even after I … Continue reading Ask and You Shall Receive

The Kitchen is Closed

One of the things I love about summer is our relaxed meal schedule. One of the things I least like about summer is our relaxed meal schedule. During the school year, the schedules are so tight, having a meal plan and a set dinner time is imperative. Most of you know I am a bit … Continue reading The Kitchen is Closed