I’m attending a conference in Brussels, Belgium and it is a delight. There are several reasons for this. First among them, I have the opportunity to spend quality time with real friends, all of whom I have met through Twitter. Second, I am here as a consumer. I am not presenting, speaking, serving on a… Continue reading #ISBLbD Sherri Goes To Conference
“Space!” “Find a space.” “Is that a good space?” “Find your own space.” I spend a lot of my teaching days talking about space – why we need it, what it looks like when we all have it, or when only a few of us have it. I talk about space and safety, space and… Continue reading Space And Respect
Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom has a new book out and I’m beyond excited to have it in my hands very soon. In THICK she offers us a collection of essays which connect the personal with the political, the theoretical with oh-my-God-that-really-happened real. I can tell you this because while I wait for my own precious… Continue reading Welcome, THICK!
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Disappointment I’ve stopped being skinny. I have folds around the middle. I think less of myself and suppose others must think less of me too. In this new state, I am a disappointment. Shame My pants no longer fit comfortably. Some waistbands are tight. Some pairs…
2019 arrived and I didn’t much care. On New Year’s Eve my stomach hurt. I cut out at 11:30pm with no regrets. We’re on the tail end of a family vacation which has gone remarkably smoothly. Everybody has gotten to do most of the things they wanted to do: speedskate, ski, run, play video and/or… Continue reading Yes, and
January 2018 I published a book of poems. In German. February 2018 I visited Cairo and got to spend time with Maha Bali and Paul Prinsloo. I discovered The care is real, The warmth is genuine, The trust is grounded, The love is what we thought it could be. Yes. Yes, it is. March 2018… Continue reading 2018 on edifiedlistener, selected blog posts
Be The Power And The Point is a workshop I offered at the National Association of Independent Schools People of Color Conference in Nashville, TN, Nov. 28-Dec. 1, 2018. It was specifically aimed at and designed for educators of color. There’s a powerful handout that belongs to the workshop I gave but I’m not sure… Continue reading Be The Power And The Point – The Handout