Kicking it with COVID Cabin Fever

This January has been an intense month, simply put, in my world.  With all of the highs and lows, there has been a consistent middle ground feeling of ‘grey’ and ‘ugh’, a maddening frustration with this pandemic, and an almost overwhelming case of cabin fever. On top of everything else, my (self-diagnosed) Seasonal Affective Disorder […]

Lights! Camera! Action! Intermission!

For the past number of years, Chicago Public Schools has collaborated with Google to present a summer tech bootcamp called Googlepalooza (named after the big summer concert festival that is now housed in Chicago, Lollapalooza) where teachers are able to attend a variety of sessions to learn various tech skills and tricks to help prepare […]

Grab Your Popcorn!

  During this pandemic, I’ve definitely watched more movies–and really engaging series–at home than read books. So many options with cable/DirectTV, Hulu, Amazon, and Netflix, helping many of us cope. I love movies and movies are very intertwined with all my memories. Of growing up in the ’70s and ’80s, of college and of Peace […]