Saying goodbye to the classroom

Friday was the last day of school.  It was my last day as a Second Grade teacher in North Carolina, my last day as a teacher in the United States, the last day with my class of eighteen little monkeys here, the last day in my small, used-to-be-something-else classroom.  It was also my last day […]


Today is Memorial Day in the States.  Memorial Day, as far as the calendar goes, is a day for Americans to remember those who have died serving in the armed forces.  Realistically speaking, I’ve learned it’s also a day for Americans to go the beach, have a BBQ and enjoy a drink – or two! […]