Author Archives: stfleming
A colleague in my K- 5 school asked for a few ideas about making writer’s workshop fun and engaging. I love those questions because it allows me to be creative and gather ideas. Here are a few ideas to get … Continue reading
Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day I offer my mom’s Irish Soda Bread recipe… again. Enjoy! Mmmmmm!
Following my mother’s death We fought about the things. We argued over furniture and Heirloom diamond rings. The Waterford from Ireland, And oil-on-canvas art, Madam Alexander Dolls, Keepsakes of the heart. Two lifetimes worth of Kodak prints, The sweaters knit … Continue reading
Last Friday I read a story with a first grade student during his independent reading time. Actually, he read to me a story of the Tooth Fairy. His ancestors of a few generations back came from Mexico (that will matter … Continue reading
The ratty kitchen cupboard door stood open every morning. And everyday I told my kid, “This is your final warning! “You have to, must and always will keep spices from the light within the safety of the doors, the cupboard … Continue reading
Writing for year’s end On paper thinking, today reflecting Aimless thoughts a wander. Judging not the honesty of this day, The moment, Tomorrow’s truth might morph. But today I write and today I know I know today.