“I hold the world but as the world, Gratiano; A stage where every man must play a part, And mine a sad one.” Act I, Scene I “The Merchant of Venice”

“All the world’s a stage and [we] are merely players”. It’s true.  Actors are pretending to cry while we hold back our tears.  The professional performers imitate all the parts of life that we try not to present to the world: intoxication, envy, jealousy, frustrations of life. We act in our real lives all the … Continue reading “I hold the world but as the world, Gratiano; A stage where every man must play a part, And mine a sad one.” Act I, Scene I “The Merchant of Venice”

This newly evolved modern school year will definitely be a challenge for this meager modern teacher. I take pride as being a middle aged mom and teacher who can still pass for kind of “with it”.  However, 2020 has posed some interesting challenges for motherhood and my teaching career. What will our new school year … Continue reading