Words are Gifts

April 2021

  • A Reminder

    “A person who feels appreciated will always do more than is expected.” #teacherlife I chanced upon this quote on Instagram today. It spoke to me. It reminded me of how I should consciously seek out all students, regularly looking for gems in their sharing or work. I made sure I recognized and encouraged students today… Continue reading

  • In the Morn

    When all is solemn and quiet The sky darkens in the morn They fly and sing as a duet When all is solemn and quiet They rise to seek their diet Where nature is born When all is solemn and quiet The sky darkens in the morn My first triolet. I found an example in… Continue reading

  • An Unplanned Visit

    The unplanned visits are the best, I thought, as our guests were leaving. I was thinking about the anxiety in preparing for guests. The long list of dishes. Checking that the place is “spick and span”. Getting out the best crockery, cutlery and glasses. The dishes planned, ingredients purchased, time set for preparing and cooking,… Continue reading

About Me

I am am Elementary school teacher at an International IB School in Accra, Ghana, West Africa. I write with groups of writers, such as Teach Write.