If you knew me back in the day, you would have never pictured me running a half marathon. I guess having kids and feeling like a blob motivates you more than ever. I am writing this because I just ran my 12th half marathon. ( did I mention this is my first run back inContinue reading “I Need My Nature”
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Who Says Girls Can’t Play Football?
By: Becky Shaffer Julia Taylor-Worthington Wolves 1939, the year my Mom was born, history was also being made. Not that my Mom isn’t history, but we are talking about girls playing football. Luverne “Toad Wise kicked six extra points for the Escambia County (Alabama) High School football team. In 1943, Annes Risner of New CastleContinue reading “Who Says Girls Can’t Play Football?”
Since making the BIGGEST move of my life….leaving a 19 year teaching career, I have heard the most amazing, courageous stories of others who have left their job for the same reason. BULLYING!! We often relate this bullying word to grade school or Middle and High School, but maybe I was blind and never reallyContinue reading “Biggest Move”