Tag: Chicago Public Schools

How a lovely relationship has closed my womb

It’s always been a given that I want to have kids.  That is, until I came into a loving, healthy, fun, stable, invigorating, hilarious relationship. My interest in and experience with tykes began for not the most noble reason — as a freshman in high school, I needed ten hours of community service to become Read more…

Heart string tug

Image from this morning that I can’t shake – one of my students, eighteen years old, sat and watched one of her classmates present to the class as she leaned back in her chair and sucked her thumb. An eighteen year old sucking her thumb is striking enough.  That coupled with the facts that she Read more…

And curtain.

Aieee, it’s been too long since I last posted.  I don’t know how the world has continued spinning without a snarky opinion on something that doesn’t matter at all.  But the past few weeks have been crazy with Dance Experiment-ness. One of the best experiences of my life, yet unexpectedly time-consuming!  Extra rehearsals, coordinating volunteers Read more…