WRITE a slice of life story on your own blog.SHARE a link to your post in the comments section.GIVE comments to at least three other SOLSC bloggers.
“Instructions for living a life.
Tell about it.”
― Mary Oliver
For some reason, my post does not show. 😦 Will try one more time. 🙂 http://familytrove.blogspot.com/2014/07/air-or-error-ports.html
Although I entered the link to my SOL post yesterday, it never appeared. While attending yoga class yesterday morning, I found words to reflect upon. The link to my blog is http://beyondliteracylink.blogspot.com/2014/07/a-slice-of-life-approaching-august.html.
Although I entered a link to my July 29, 2014 SOL piece, it never appeared so I am re-entering this morning. Yesterday’s yoga class provided me with thoughts on how to approach August as we prepare for a new year of learning. http://beyondliteracylink.blogspot.com/2014/07/a-slice-of-life-approaching-august.html
I am still smiling about this. http://iheartpurplestuff.blogspot.com/2014/07/sweet-escape.html
It’s been too long. Feels good to be writing again. Making a pledge to stick with it. Here is a slice about my posey posey offspring:
Today I reflect on how the Serenity Prayer is helping me through some tough times. http://payanwriting.blogspot.com/2014/07/slice-of-life-serenity.html
Attended a 65th wedding anniversary on Sunday!
After a morning at the yoga studio, I found time to reflect upon a message that was changed into a life mantra for the summer. See the blog post at http://beyondliteracylink.blogspot.com/2014/07/a-slice-of-life-approaching-august.html. Comments would be appreciated.
Leaving a thoughtful piece about Anticipating August after yoga class today. Making connections from the stillness of reflective practice to approaching life with an open mindset. Blog post, Approaching August at http://beyondliteracylink.blogspot.com/2014/07/a-slice-of-life-approaching-august.html.
Oh, I just love Mary Oliver’s words! After a team planning day today I got to thinking about team building: http://portable-teacher.blogspot.com/2014/07/summer-reigns.html
Vacation views. http://readingteacherwrites.com/2014/07/29/slice-of-life-…oms-with-views/
One of my favorites from Mary Oliver. Patience:http://deowriter.wordpress.com/2014/07/29/solsc-2014-learning-patience/
More digital storytelling using Zeega. Kitchen Memories…as I pack up my kitchen getting ready for a move. http://www.raisingreadersandwriters.com/2014/07/kitchen-memories.html
Reading Ralph Fletcher’s Boy Writers and had a live moment at home:
I have spent lots of time in the car this summer… yesterdays trip was on a Road Less Traveled https://myrandomwonderings.wordpress.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=125&action=edit&message=6&postpost=v2
Today is a happysad kind of day. http://carolwscorner.blogspot.com/2014/07/slice-of-life_29.html
I’m learning about the importance of truly observing life and thinking about the significance of even the mundane parts.
Little boys obsessed with cars – reminiscing – a very short story
I wasn’t going to share today, but life happened and so here it is.
Fishing and Teaching
Wow, what a summer.
Why I didn’t used to like taking vacation photos–and why I now do: http://wp.me/p2Pe2s-R3
I do not think that word means what you think it means… or rather – Words have meaning,
I tried my hand at documenting the children’s work “Reggio” fashioned – and summer finally provides the time for me to post about it! http://myiearlychildhoodreflections.blogspot.com/2014/07/what-about-our-water-investigations.html
My summer time happy place.
This is the fourth in a series of blog posts about our trip to Guatemala. I’m finding time to write again.
My MEMTA experience: http://millerinthemiddle.blogspot.com/
a change in the weather:
I’m an introvert.
Today we are giving the readers a snapshot of our morning walk.
Well, my mom hasn’t been very good about writing lately, so I decided I would take over today. We’re going on vacation! http://deb-day.blogspot.com/2014/07/travels-with-chloe.html
This summer, having time to write and a supportive critique group is helping me become fearless!
Just a “Thank you” for today.
I’m leaving for vacation tomorrow. Today is all about the packing.
What I am learning about writing from writing every day…http://tworeflectiveteachers.blogspot.com/2014/07/reflections-on-writing-every-day.html
My eight-year-old granddaughter, Fiona, visiting from Michigan, came rushing into the kitchen looking for the salt shaker. There was a slug on the frog she had netted from the pond. On her way out, shaker in hand, she turned. “Grammy, even though I promise the shaker won’t touch the slug make sure you wash the top when I bring it back in… even though I promise it won’t touch it. Just in case, wash it.”
Thanks, Tara, for reminding me of Mary Oliver’s words: “Pay attention. Be astonished. Write about it.”
Enjoying a vacation in Seattle: http://reflectionsontheteche.wordpress.com/2014/07/29/slice-of-seattle/
a perfect day….in Paris 🙂
Yesterday I had an interesting conversation with a teacher friend about readers as writers and what we hope for in this upcoming new year
I am reflecting on last week’s writing, encouraged by a comment…
Still mostly without internet. Short connection to publish a sea salty slice.
So thankful for the friendship at camp! From a first-time camper…
The everyday moments right now
Celebrating a special birthday today: http://www.teacherdance.org/2014/07/a-special-slice-grand-girl-imogene-is.html
Teaching and learning…and hemming pants. Good stuff.
I “dared greatly” this weekend and went ape-ing! My reflections: http://mrsknottsbooknook.blogspot.com/2014/07/sol-72914-i-went-ape-ing-this-weekend.html
Honoring my commitment to focus on my OLW on 5th Tuesdays…
Loving the beauty & sounds of the early morning….
We are puzzled by something that appeared in our front landscaping bed.
My twin daughters are similar, but different. Yesterday’s struggle with being different …
Celebrating morning time… http://1gratefulteacher.blogspot.com/2014/07/morning-time.html
The Case for Tweeting in Preschool (It’s not what you think!)
This is an ecologically based post about saving the environment.
So this last weekend, I took a break from prepping for upcoming “curriculum” work and reviewed some notes from the June #tcrwp writing institute. Here’s a look at how my writing progressed during the week.
A Wildly Wonderful Week to Remember
A surprise at our front door.
I wrote a song. Two friends transformed the song into a digital story. The result floored me, and reminded me of the emotional power of digital storytelling.
It’s been a notable week for notebook entries…
No time to write but I did. Thank you two writing teachers for the Tuesday SOL push.
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