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Gratitude

September 26, 2013
This kid just discovered he's a talented writer. When I told him he had skills he was shocked.

This young man just discovered he’s a talented writer. When I told him he had mad skills he was shocked. He didn’t know.

Window is open. New Orleans is quiet save for the sirens. I’m half way under the covers, drinking water for dinner, imagining the kids who handed these cards to me, seeing their sheepish grins and feeling so special. I carry around a little stack of these cards everywhere I go. Thank yous from my kids. I read them when I need a boost. Oh, boy, does it work.

This student has a tracheostomy tube which accounts for the spelling (he spells how it sounds). He's one of my favorites.

This favorite student of mine has a tracheostomy tube which accounts for the spelling. So many of our kids with speech and hearing issues struggle with spelling and word formation even in their teen years.

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. September 30, 2013 2:00 pm

    I love when you’re feeling encouraged!

  2. December 8, 2013 3:04 pm

    More. Posts. Please.

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