Lyrics Lounge: Saying Goodbye to Yesterday

Goodbye to Yesterday Every day I say I’ll try something new Make some changes that are long overdue Tryin’ to wrap my head around it Still remain surrounded By walls that I can’t seem to get through A part of me so keen to see What I will find if I leave it all behind…

A Lesson in Deconstruction

Merriam-Webster  defines deconstruction as “the analytic examination of something (as a theory) often in order to reveal its inadequacy.” I have found myself hearing or explaining variations of “deconstruction” quite a bit over the past week or so. I’m on the committee for an upcoming conference and in speaking of our plans for next year,…

Homework Helps

Hello TTWC family! As many of you know, since March 2012, I have been writing a weekly column for the online publication, MortarNBrique, entitled The Mommie in Me. Most of those columns were either reblogged to, or posted in their entirety on This and That With Calandra. Last week it was announced that MortarNBrique will be on…

Changing Seasons

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No, I’m not talking about Christmas. I am celebrating my favorite season of all time, autumn. No other season conjures up awesome childhood memories like the fall. There’s just something about all the things that this season brings – fall foliage, air that’s cool and crisp, apple…