Category: Inspiration

Still Here

Hello, again. I realize it’s been a while since I’ve posted. It’s actually been a while since I’ve done a lot of things.  Not to say that we haven’t been busy in the classroom, or that the kids haven’t been …

Maurice Sendak on Life

It’s been a while since I’ve come across something so moving. It’s an excerpt from an interview with the beloved children’s author/illustrator, Maurice Sendak. You probably know him best from Max’s rumpus in Where the Wild Things Are. Sadly he passed …

The Beginning

And so it all began, but this time at a new school and in a new role. I was greeted on my very first day as Acting Vice Principal with this jaw-droppingly gorgeous bouquet of flowers waiting for me on …

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(images: Architectural Digest India and San Giorgio Mykonos, via An Indian Summer)

Ministry of Letters

What’s better than an alphabet?  A singing alphabet, of course. …Our mission, friends, is clear and true – To help boys and girls like you! To show how wonderful words can be – All from the humblest A, B, C… …

The Art of Nidhi Chanani

I first discovered the darling illustrations of Nidhi Chanani, here and was immediately taken by their endearing, Disney-esque quality. Born in Calcutta and currently residing in San Francisco, Nidhi Chanani clearly has a story to tell.  I can’t quite explain …