Just as this blog takes a break – – another one begins to march forward: www.nyctheatreaddict.com . I am eager to spend a summer watching the good, bad, and ugly of theatre and sharing my ideas with you. Please check out my summer blog. I wish all of you the best of summer adventures.
And so the school year draws to a close. . . Last July I made two commitments to myself. One – I wanted to lose 50 pounds during the school year. Two – I wanted to commit to writing one blog post for each and every school day – – this will be the 191st! And I did it! Sorta – – I actually lost 45 pounds and not 50 pounds but just enough to keep me humble. Read more
As I am sure is true in most high schools when graduation comes – every teacher has their duty. Some read out the names of the seniors; some hand out the cap and gowns; some hold hands, pin hair and offer moral support. I work the parking lot. Read more
Now that we are all but done with the year, my teacher persona is a bit more relaxed – and now with classes of only a few lost souls (who forgot the secret that no one comes to school the last week), I am beginning to see students less filtered. One young man worries me a bit . . . Read more
These last strained days of school are a lesson in living in a cage. You would think that these last few days of class would be the perfect time to offer the end-of-the-year exams – especially since it is the end-of-the-year. But, no – the end-of-the-year exams were offered in early May when they should have been named the”weeks-before-the-end-of-the-year-exam” Read more