A Photo a Day: Look to the Children

It’s been a heck of a week.  Still reeling from the devastation that’s happening in Puerto Rico — and having just returned from Montana — I woke up on Monday morning to the news of the fires in Sonoma County. At first, I thought, oh yeah, fires . . . it’s that time of the…

Dealing with the overwhelm: What choice do we have?

I spent the day yesterday in an all-day training for our newly adopted curriculum and my brain is still tired.  I don’t think it’s from the training (which is huge and overwhelming and exciting all at once).  I think it’s just more of a world that’s gotten so small that everything lands at my back…

In search of peace on Rt. 88

When you need to find respite — to find that place of calm — Rt. 88 through gold country California, might just be the road to take you there.  On this two-lane country road, expansive, golden fields dotted with dark green oaks, wind through Jackson and then Pioneer.  The road climbs up into forests of…