The Big Four


Twitter, Facebook, Email & Voxer. Twitter, Facebook, Email & Voxer. Twitter, Facebook, Email & Voxer. I couldn’t stop. I don’t know if it was the dopamine or the procrastination that kept this cycle going. Either way, it was getting out of hand. I had a terrible headache and was able to convince myself that it […]

He Owned It


Brad Gustafson is someone who celebrates his students and staff like few others. Check his Twitter feed on any given day and you will see what I mean. And that is why Brad’s admission was so powerful. During our interview, I even gave him an opportunity to back out. But Brad is not that kind […]

Knocking Down Blocks


Anyone that follows my blog knows that I am fascinated with the way in which my children interact with and interpret the world. I truly believe that they have much more to teach me than I have to teach them. The difficulty lies in the fact that the lessons they have to teach me are […]

He’ll Always Be There


This is one of those things that I learned through failure. Several years ago, I went through a very dark period in my life. A period during which I was under a lot of stress. Some of it was self-induced and some of it was caused by outside forces. I lost twenty pounds. I began […]

Maybe We Should Make Him A Gift


Some children simply don’t know how to play. Let me be more specific. There are some children that we know have a very difficult time playing properly and safely with their peers. I know who they are and oftentimes when I am called to the playground I know it is them that I am coming […]

The Mountain


I will continue to make that mistake. Only a fool would make such a statement! Right? Honestly, I am wondering if I should leave that first sentence as is or if I should massage it just a bit. You see Frank Stepnowski is a large man who could crush me like a grapefruit if he […]

You Won’t Soon Forget


We all have people in We are prepared to take off into the “New Year”. Make sure you attitude and blessings are secured and locked in an upright position. All negative and self-destructive devices must be turned off at this time. Should we lose altitude under pressure during the flight, reach up and pull down […]



I have flaws. I have lots of them. Peter DeWitt The first time we met, we hugged as if we’d been friends for years. It was at EdCamp Upstate New York in 2015. Before that day, Peter and I had only connected through email. Most of our emails had to do with pieces that I […]

He Was In The Room


Let me backtrack a little bit to give some context. I got a little bit ahead of myself. To be quite honest, I wanted to pique your interest without giving away too much. But you’ve read this far, so I guess it’s time you know. As I mentioned previously, the photo that she shared had […]

Here’s to the Crazy Ones


Sean was one of the first people I interviewed for My Bad. At the time, I barely knew him. We had shared a few voxes and I had read a few of his blog pieces. Right about the time that I was interviewing him he was invited to blog for Edwords, the blogging platform on […]

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