Welcome to the tenth day of the 12th Annual Slice of Life Story Challenge!
Remember, there is one less hour for all slicers today! You can comment on this call for today’s slices until 11:59 EDT.
When I read Amy Juengst’s post titled, Nightmare it got my heart racing a bit. Not all of our slices are sweet and joyful, sometimes slices are a bit startling, like a nightmare. I love the pace from this jolt she had in the night that took on a rollercoaster of irrational thought (one I can only assume I will experience as my children get older)! Go visit her blog titled, The Way I See It for inspiration and ideas today!
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Just a short post about a nightmare I had and the overthinking session that followed.
A day at the beach
Chili for 40 + Millenials? No Problem!
Reliving my kids’ childhood https://readwriteteachmakedinner.wordpress.com/2019/03/11/a-walk-down-memory-lane/
My nephew says the darnedest things! https://leaderandreader.blogspot.com/2019/03/where-did-this-kid-come-from-1031-sol19.html
I hate DST. 🙂 Hope I made it.
Blessed by my supportive family. It takes a village
was there a missionary in Morningside Heights tonight?
Haven’t been this late – but did get it done in time!
J is for JOURNALS
After a long, tough weekend (and 8 months before that) hockey season is over https://ureadiread.wordpress.com/2019/03/11/sol19-day-10-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly-in-reverse/
Saturday fun = Sunday Crunch
Following up on a slice from early last week: https://girlgriot.wordpress.com/2019/03/10/sometimes-that-paper-trail/
A Haiku, part 2
20, 14, 6
It was a Star Wars vs. Princesses day
I accepted the challenge and am richer for it
Today, it’s all about the music! Spotify is my new music tech toy! 🙂
If you’re lucky enough to get a walk on a beach, you’re lucky enough.
A Shout Out to my Co-Teach ❤
Spending the day with my favorite people…my nieces!
Dual purpose oven
Doing too much at once, but it’s okay.
The Game of Life
Poetic Justice (part 1) https://gooddeids1.wordpress.com/2019/03/10/poetic-justice-part-1/
Movie Time! Ending the weekend with a GIRL POWER message. https://wp.me/p3eVyl-BE
Today was a good day for so many reasons. https://imlivingmywords.blogspot.com/2019/03/today.html
The annual Star slice. https://carolwscorner.blogspot.com/2019/03/slice-10-annual-star-slice.html
Why don’t you come back during the day while I’m in traffic.
They shout as we pass by.
How could I forget the most important thing to prevent hypothermia?
Helping Spring along
A short slice was all it took to make the moment matter. https://itsaboutmakingspace.wordpress.com/2019/03/10/uno/
Scorn deserved, and gratitude too
I need to get to the grocery store…
I HATE being tickled. You’ve been warned.
I can’t sleep and I blame Daylight Savings Time–a little poem about my thoughts. 😉
A slice from an Instructional Math Coach ready to give up . . .
This morning we took a little time to catch up with family.
I hope this Sunday-funny gives you a chuckle!
Don’t forget to tip your barre-tender:
I review my own endeavors of trying to re-dye my hair blonde from red. https://sliceoflifeteacher.home.blog/2019/03/10/a-review-on-my-own-hair/
Do we want the same things our students want?
This is a really late slice for me! Thinking about my thoughts. http://kathleenneaglesokolowski.weebly.com/courage-doesnt-always-roar–blog/day-10-of-31-the-power-of-thoughts
Temptations – I shared some of mine – what are yours?
My little fashionistas!
Where did today go? https://thoughtsandmusingsfromheidi.blogspot.com/
Year 2 of no clothes shopping https://discoveredjewels.blogspot.com/2019/03/new-to-me.html
Getting comfortable with helping the baby girl grow https://wp.me/p7FRaq-fy
Family Dinner and Hide and Go Seek.
Having a date with an older man. And my husband knows about it.
Doctoring Pasta Sauce
Gauguin exhibit today. My notes. https://inspiringteacherstowrite.com/?p=7828
Weekends are for family and friends.
Pondering the future: http://learninglikeneverbefore.edublogs.org/2019/03/10/thinking-forward-slice-of-life-310/
Reading for fun? Napping? Do I remember how to do these things?
Woohoo, the internet was down today.
Continuous Learning through MOOCs
All the days of my slice…
Celebrating the birth of my 13 year old…
My daughter performed in a state Poetry Out Loud competition today. It was amazing.
Saturday’s adventures continued for day 10!
One less hour…who noticed?
Sunday Confessions. https://themhayskids.com/2019/03/10/confessions/
Wind+Wi-Fi equals problems.
An intruder enters the house. https://amyjuengst.wordpress.com/2019/03/10/the-mailman-isnt-an-axe-murder-part-3-of-4/
Not Sure Why I’m Resisting
Machines, Polar Bears, and the Soul Inside of it All
Catching up in Ikea
Today is a 6 word memoir kind of day. https://karpenglish.wordpress.com/2019/03/10/a-day-off/
The Day After
Daylight Savings TIme
I don’t want to write today…https://fallhugs.blogspot.com/2019/03/i-dont.html
Pizza over the years shows how much he has grown.
A cuddle equals an “I missed you,” right?
I love 6 word memoirs. You?
(See what I did up there?)
(Now I can only speak sixes.)
Got Notebook Pages? How do you digest your reading?
What is that ball of fire in the sky?cflathers.wordpress.com/2019/03/10/fiery-ball-of-light/
Road trippin’ on a much anticipated getaway! http://doingtheworkthatmatters.com/2019/03/10/sol-10-31-getaway/
Road trippin’ our way right out of town for a much anticipated getaway! http://doingtheworkthatmatters.com/2019/03/10/sol-10-31-getaway/
This is my nightmare.
Anna and Elsa kept me from my work today
24 hours of ‘adulting’ is good for the soul.
Are you the kind of person who can sleep anywhere? I’m definitely not! http://cwegrzyn.edublogs.org/2019/03/10/sol19-day-10-sleeping-at-a-hotel/
Rosemary and Shamrocks
Fresh Air Stories
Stories that linger…
I’m feeling impatient as I wait for spring to arrive.
LOVE! One hour… So clever and it’s so hard to get beyond it when you’re in it. Im going to have to take your poem with me, Brian. Okay?
Messing with time has consequences. https://cast-of-characters.blogspot.com/2019/03/when-hours-not-hour-310-sol19-story.html
Part One of Two https://romeolitcoach.wordpress.com/2019/03/10/march-10th-solsc-19/
Teachers, don’t lose your ME time! https://skrajewski.wordpress.com/2019/03/10/sol19-day-10-dont-lose-your-me-time/
Pi Day: not just for math teachers https://forlearningsake.blogspot.com/2019/03/pi-day-is-coming-up.html
Books I want to read! No worries if I’m caught in a snowstorm.
Thinking of a few things for which I am grateful today — Small Gratitudes ~JudyK 🙂
Day 10: http://readerteacherwriter.weebly.com/blog/big-city-livin
Lots of Clothes
Using a best friend’s birthday to think about how much has changed in a year!
An ode to my favorite outdoor activity: https://teachingwithmrsclark.wordpress.com/2019/03/10/ode/.
Thinking about time today (and how daylight doesn’t need to be saved, but our professional time does). https://greenelit.wordpress.com/2019/03/10/tick-tock-times-a-wastin/
It’s the little things. Like ceiling fans. And alliteration.
There’s a reason for who I am
History is happening in Manhattan:
Not proud of myself, but I do need to get some sleep for a change.
Some Sunday thoughts on our past and our today.
The short answer to the long question
Hanging out with my 8 year old son…at 4:45/3:45 in the morning
good news 🙂
How to decide about retirement?
dates with my ladies
Unique name choices courtesy of Reese
Musings that make me feel a little bit old…
I would give myself a solid B grade. https://asliceofmirielle.wordpress.com/2019/03/10/day-10/
Day 10: Another First https://adayinmybooties.wordpress.com/2019/03/10/day-10-another-first/
Beautiful words and empty spaces full of promise!
Yesterday I was all by myself. https://wowilkinson.wordpress.com/2019/03/10/all-by-myself/
One of my favorite people
Today’s picture book inspired a connection with a story I heard on CBS Sunday Morning. Are you a bystander or ally? https://hollymueller.blogspot.com/2019/03/slice-of-life-story-challenge-10-i-walk.html
I am marveling at the architecture of the snow as noted by Ralph Waldo Emerson in his poem The Snow-Storm. What does your snow look like if you have some? https://beyondliteracylink.blogspot.com/2019/03/the-architecture-of-snow.html
Weekend coffee share!
Going to the International Film Festival
What’s On Your Nightstand? https://paperbacked.wordpress.com/2019/03/10/slice-of-life-10-whats-on-your-nightstand/
What can I say, he deserves the title he loves: Best Husband Ever
10 Days of #SOL19 and 10 professional books
My mom being away from home makes me anxious.
How a song takes me back
SOL Day 10
Day 10- DST has me thinking….
Writing about cleaning the bathroom shower
A Budding Foodie: https://honderick.blogspot.com/2019/03/my-budding-foodie.html
We did what all good dog parents would do… put a sock on his paw!
When the wrong ingredient sends me searching for something new to try in my slow cooker…
The worst personal trainer — https://writersworkshop.home.blog/2019/03/10/gretta-the-personal-trainer/
Happy Feet, not penguins!
Only one third of the challenge and I´m already exhausted. My brain might explode soon but I have to continue
Making hats for newborns, half a world away!
Spending an afternoon with kids at Longwood Gardens is always fun.
…and apparently I *still* have trouble posting permalinks. Sigh.My son’s assignment was to “describe joy” – so I tried my hand at poetry and reflected on my writing. https://persistenceandpedagogy.com/2019/03/10/describe-joy-sol19-10-31/
My son’s assignment was to “describe joy” – so I tried my hand at poetry and reflected on my writing. persistenceandpedagogy.com/2019/03/10/describe-joy-sol19-10-31/
The best thing that happened to me this week. http://theloyalheretic.com/2019/03/10/occasionally-im-grateful-i-went-to-the-grocery-store-sol19/
A peek inside my reader’s notebook…
A quiet moment trying to really see my daughter…
At the beach today, it feels more like summertime than March, but spring break is still six weeks away. https://litmanifesto.blogspot.com/2019/03/sol10-beach.html
And the door is closed in my face…again…
I stumbled upon an old picture of me opening up my first LP, and I was thrilled.
Some music memories in haiku.
If it’s March, it’s time to get ready for St. Patrick’s Day!
I admit, I am a person who enjoys routines. Here’s a simple Slice of my Sunday morning: https://horizon51.blogspot.com/2019/03/solsc-19-day-ten-routines.html
Sundays and music pair well: https://iheartpurplestuff.blogspot.com/2019/03/music-love.html
sunshine and smiles today:
They join the journey…
I really don’t like when things are changed.
We were both reading between the lines of our brief conversation.
Starbucks Vs. Retirement
A new mom’s insomnia..
Day 10 – he’s going the distance, he’s going for speed
Casey and the American Top 40 today’s slice!
I finished the 2019 Rose City Yarn Crawl.
Puzzles and life’s mysteries…
More sunlight and this for warmth: https://jumpofffindwings.wordpress.com/2019/03/10/words-worth/
Resilience and Our Mindset About Time
I tried to comment. Hope it got through! Thought-provoking post.
Day 10: Cheesed Off
Slice of Life/10 – March, What can I expect
Thinking about a new interpretation of the “when I grow up” question: https://tendingbulbs.wordpress.com/2019/03/10/when-i-grow-up/
This is my fifth year of SOLSC. I look forward to it every year, but I will admit that at some point during the challenge I end up feeling discouraged. Yesterday was that day.
Reading student work brought me to tears yesterday and wishing I had flowers to throw.
Date Night. Just one issue in the beginning…
how do we help our young men? how do we teach them respect? a commentary on the me too movement
How fine is the line?
I was inspired by another slicer so here is my attempt to tell a slice from my dog, Ellie’s day. https://patriciajhollowaystudio.wordpress.com/2019/03/10/sol2109-day-10/
The Art of the Character Comment
Going to Brooklyn today for a special event with two pots of homemade chili!
Meeting my adult son for the first time … http://www.teachersforteachers.net/?p=17019
Do any of us escape our childhoods unharmed? A question worth pondering.
Sorry! Having trouble with this link…
I borrowed a prompt from another slicer: If We Were Having Coffee: https://thedirigibleplum.wordpress.com/2019/03/10/if-we-were-having-coffee-slice-of-life-sol19-10-31/
Slicing and commenting on slices are wonderful quick diversions during…(cue loud echoing voice) Report Card Weekend…
Cold, Wet and Gray
Day 10: An homage to Auden. “Lament to a lost hour”
Yesterday. Jeni’s Still dreaming of summer!
Amazing and true story from a restaurant…https://humbleswede.wordpress.com/2019/03/09/dinner-and-no-movie
Thinking happy thoughts? Is that even possible all the time? Some thoughts generated by some slices I’ve read this past week.
I’m writing everyday, but not getting the post linked in the comments everyday. My timing is off. I read the last post that said to post it anyhow, so I’m getting caught up on that.
Moments (from Friday)
A mix of running and poetry – https://fueledbyideas.home.blog/2019/03/10/spring-ahead-with-poetry-and-running-solsc-day-10/
Do you have a favorite cookie? Mine is chocolate chip.
Have you ever been to an EdCamp? What are you waiting for! https://wonderingandwondering.wordpress.com/2019/03/10/the-magic-of-edcamp-solc19/
Sunday Morning Mall Walking https://kidblog.org/class/chi-town-teacher/posts/3zyttpngifrfdm0kuaw03qx3v
What is something you wish never to change?
Mornings are my happy place
Part two of reflecting on success, and holding myself accountable:
What happens when I take a “quick” peek at my cell phone…
Nothing went according to plan last night…
Warmer weather has finally arrived!
A Typical Sunday
Don’t you just love two-year old naughtiness?
My husband is a weirdo when it comes to traveling, but we do enjoy a good road trip! https://alotalot.wordpress.com/2019/03/10/slice-of-life-45/
Some days the teaching and learning goes so well – https://ebgriffin1119.wordpress.com/2019/03/10/one-of-those-great-teaching-moments/
A poem of nature and spiritual growth: https://reflectionsontheteche.com/2019/03/10/solc2019-10-blooming/
A Son’s Dream Deferred
While decorating I discover language learning –
Best Remedy for more SNOW https://digitalbonnie.me/2019/03/09/sol19-10-31-best-remedy-for-endless-winter/
Have your pets brought you unwanted “gifts?” https://schoolinspirations.wordpress.com/2019/03/10/solc-10-of-31-the-bird-and-the-pup/
Poetry used to be my favorite medium. I’m very rusty!
I believe in many things, but there are a few that I don’t believe in.
We did a bit of restaurant hopping this afternoon
Rainy days, blue days, or just those weary days, what do you turn to for “comfort food”?
A familiar sound made March feel a bit like June yesterday….
It was a dog day…
A pick me up on a hard day… https://standingtall47.wordpress.com/2019/03/10/one-of-those-days/
What moves you when you write in your notebook? I’m using a bit of advice from Ralph Fletcher in today’s slice: https://trinarrative.blogspot.com/2019/03/march-slice-of-life-challenge-day-10.html
A memory of the place
After a little debate, we made our decision. https://justwritemelanie.blogspot.com/2019/03/slice-of-life-2019-10-of-31-courage-of.html
So much to be grateful for-
Suspicion almost had me miss my lucky day
From the sublime to the ridiculous. https://dianeandlynne.wordpress.com/2019/03/10/from-the-sublime-to-the-ridiculous/
A memory of a pair of sock makes me laugh and change my mind
How 5 minutes could make the difference in someone’s day. https://litcoachlady.com/2019/03/10/sol19-day-10-spark/
The word “cozy” was the only word I could come up with….repeatedly
I should have written about DST, but here’s a snippet about how the fate of the world hangs in shoelaces.
Estate Drama causes Groundhog Days
Weekend coffee share!
Beets! They only look innocent!
Slice of Life: Flipping Over The Miles
Writing about loss today…
This short slice will melt your heart.
Food issues. Snap away!
I have a challenge for the Slicer community: An invitation to talk about race one day (or more) this month: https://sherrisslice.wordpress.com/2019/03/10/sol-10-a-challenge-to-fellow-slicers-to-share-a-story-about-race/ And can we talk about why this feels so risky?
This is a response to Sherri’s query about race and gender — I think this reply is nested with her sharing here and if not, apologies — that reply arrow here always has me confused.
Sometimes things fall apart: https://wheresthejoy.wordpress.com/2019/03/10/things-fall-apart/
A little poem about keeping the magic alive – and what the magic is:
A poem, in honor of the Comment Challenge…
Something I pulled out of my notebook, a memory of my Nonna.
With spring at our door, it’s time to think about “Seeds” https://alicenine.net/seeds/
This is my day 9 slice! (Pacific time can make it hard to make the deadline! It was a day to appreciate the colors of the desert super bloom!
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