Writers gonna write

Get it down. Take chances. It may be bad, but it’s the only way you can do anything really good. ~William Faulkner   I’ve never thought of myself as a writer.  My first couple of years teaching (first grade, at the time) I didn’t even enjoy teaching writing.  It wasn’t until I started teaching second … More Writers gonna write

Shameless in 2015

I have been reading this book, Daring Greatly, by Brene Brown.  In the book, she talks about embracing vulnerability (who thinks that sounds fun??).  She also explains the difference between shame and guilt.  Here is a summary she gives:  “Guilt=I did something bad.  Shame = I am bad.”  She points out that guilt can often result … More Shameless in 2015