Right before my last year of teaching started I received the most incredible gift from my friend Kari. We did our annual back to school happy hour, and over summer cocktails, she handed me a gift bag containing a simple journal. I soon learned, however, that there was absolutely nothing simple about it. Kari's gift became a lifeline to my past, bringing back memories from my thirty-two years as a teacher.
|so very Kari (and Cheryl!)|
The prompts ran the gamut, from
all the way to
|Kari put each prompt in a library-style book envelope.|
I'm forever grateful to Kari for engaging me in this nine-month journal exercise. I hope I captured everyone who joined me on my thirty-two year journey and every miracle that sparkled along this English teacher's path.
|pages and pages of love and gratitude|