An Unexpected Year, Healing and Care w/o Pretense

Hey all… welcome back to my pink room! Grab a seat, get comfortable… we might be here for a little while. So last week I began a story that today I hope to finish. We are going to jump right back into the story so before reading on make sure to check out “Monday Musings”Continue reading “An Unexpected Year, Healing and Care w/o Pretense”

Monday Musings: An Invisible Time Bomb, An Unexpected Year and A lot of Tears

Content Warning: Mental health and ideation Hey all… welcome back to my pink room! Grab a seat, get comfortable we might be here for a little while. So I thought we could start the week off just talking about a story of my own. I want to let you in on a conversation I haveContinue reading “Monday Musings: An Invisible Time Bomb, An Unexpected Year and A lot of Tears”

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions (Part 4)

Hey all… welcome back to my pink room! Grab a seat, get comfortable…we might be here for a little while. We have a lot to talk about today so let’s get started… Over the last couple days, we have focused our attention on the first of many choices Pink Valley District would need to makeContinue reading “Decisions, Decisions, Decisions (Part 4)”

Pink Room Poetry

Hey all…welcome back to my pink room! Grab a seat, get comfortable… we might be here for a little while. Today we are supposed to talk about the first iteration of Pink Valley’s pandemic schooling… but it turns out I need a little more time to collect my thoughts so that I say something thatContinue reading “Pink Room Poetry”

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions (Part 3)

Hey all … welcome back to my pink room! Grab a seat, get comfortable… we might be here for a little while. It’s a little late but I am excited to jump back into the roots with you. So let’s get started… Yesterday in “Decisions, Decisions, Decisions (Part 2)“, we began exploring the very firstContinue reading “Decisions, Decisions, Decisions (Part 3)”

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions (Part 2)

Hey all… welcome back to my pink room! Grab a seat, get comfortable… we might be here for a little while. As you may have noticed over the last few days, I am still getting my sea legs when it comes to the timing of these post, so for now just expect to see aContinue reading “Decisions, Decisions, Decisions (Part 2)”

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions (Part 1)

Hey all… welcome back to my pink room! Grab a seat, get comfortable… we might be here for a little while. Yesterday, in “What is School Really?” we left off with a question whose answer has the power to expose our most core assumptions about education and schooling. That is “what is school really?” orContinue reading “Decisions, Decisions, Decisions (Part 1)”

What is School Really?

“But all our phrasing—race relations, racial chasm, racial justice, racial profiling, white privilege, even white supremacy—serves to obscure that racism is a visceral experience, that it dislodges brains, blocks airways, rips muscle, extracts organs, cracks bones, breaks teeth. You must never look away from this. You must always remember that the sociology, the history, the economics, the graphs, the charts,Continue reading “What is School Really?”