Those of you who know me or have been following me for a while know that I’ve been dealing with crazy immune system issues for years. What was first misdiagnosed as “simply” allergies turned out to be an autoimmune disorder. After years of taking antihistamines and even a failed attempt at allergy therapy, I’d given … More Trusting the Process
In a prior post I mentioned how the class I teach is likely going to be phased out over the next 2 years to make room for a NGSS compliant full-year 7th grade science class. I’ve experienced a spectrum of emotions about this since I was first given the news back in February. Now, I’m … More The End of Health Class?
I can’t believe I’ve been on summer vacation for an entire month now! I had this mental list of things I wanted to do and I’m sad to say that many of them have not been checked off… That’s okay though. I’m still enjoying a break from the daily grind of school. Plus, I did … More One Month Deep
[Originally Published 07.31.2013] Thursday morning a group of us left the hotel at 6 am to walk the Ptarmigan Trail behind the La Quinta Inn. The fresh air and spectacular views made this walk a great start to the day here at the Institute. In today’s first session the focus was on sustainability– more specifically … More Key Issues Institute, Day 3