An Extensive Word Bank

A collection of musings

English Civil War Reflection

Now that the TALONS class has wrapped up our English Civil War unit in Social Studies, the time for reflections has come. Sometimes it can be difficult to bring together all that we have been learning in the past weeks, especially with the variety of teachers and the media used to cover the topics we find important, but that is exactly what I am going to do right now. After.. Read More

The life of a poet is a busy one

It seems that at the end of each mentoring session with Jamie and Jacob, I am buzzed with a renewed desire to write some really awesome poetry, but with the late-evening meeting (and perhaps the consumption of Starbucks caffeinated chai tea lattes), it becomes almost impossible to fall asleep. Then begins the circle of obsessive poetic thoughts. I can admit that the loss of sleep is not helping out with my overall well-being, and it.. Read More