Gracious Professionalism

One of the key components of FIRST robotics is the collaborative effort between teams and not just among teammates. Three teams who are put together in an alliance must find a way to maximize their strengths in a coordinated effort to gain enough points. There are no winners and losers, simply a range of collaborative […]

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A Black Hole

In the deepest well There are no shadows, only echoes   Darkness swallows light I am a mirror   It is not a matter of  a handhold Only of surrender   Crystal shattering Shards spinning into black   Cut diamond surrounded by sea Disappearing into Existence “Darkness is not dark for you, and shines as […]

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Work and Love

Sometimes it is a challenge to find inspiration in the mundane everyday things, things that are required and not necessarily what we would choose to be doing. In my case, there are times when confronted with writing projects, courses to revise, curricula to write, presentations to organize, student work to read and grade, and all […]

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Why I Teach…

Why do I teach? Because I am in love with God’s new creation. With each generation that moves forward on the earth, hope is born. I live for the moments when my students wake up and look at me with new eyes, as the universe expands beyond their capacity to comprehend. I stand with the […]

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