Tag Archives: back to school

New Beginnings

My life revolved around school schedules for so long that I don’t think it will ever change.  While January means new beginnings for many, fall is my new beginning as well as my favorite season.  The colors of fall, the … Continue reading

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Old School

It was not a remarkable building.  It was like other school buildings that were built in the 30’s and 40’s; lots of red bricks and tall windows, dimly lit wide hallways, institutional colors of paint on the walls, tile floors. … Continue reading

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Old School

Broken bricks, cracked plaster, roof, all but gone.  I have passed this one room school-house hundreds of times in my life.  I have watched it fall apart and wondered about the days that it was filled with children’s voices and dreams. … Continue reading

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Back to School in the 50’s

Not everything from the past was better and not every day could  be described as one of  “the good old days”  It’s a sure bet that back to school in the 50’s was simpler and less expensive. From the moment … Continue reading

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I was born in a small town….

Homecoming = spirit, dress up days, pep rallies, bonfires, parades, football It’s high school and in a small town, on a scale of 1-10….. Homecoming is  a 15. The kids in my granddaughter’s freshman class  had made signs and banners … Continue reading

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Back to School… again

Last Saturday I  revisited the first school I ever attended.  The one I described  in my other Back to School blogs. My granddaughter’s freshman volleyball team was playing there.   Even though its only about 40 minutes from my home, … Continue reading

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Back to School

Back to school in the 70’s.  Not as a student, but as a teacher.  An entirely new perspective on familiar ground. I felt like I had been waiting on this moment since the 4th grade; playing “school”  at recess. I … Continue reading

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Back-to-school (Part 1)

When I started school in 1956  I had a pair of  big old cloppy saddle shoes.  They were purchased at least one size too big so that they would last the entire school year and I wouldn’t grow out of … Continue reading

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