WALC gently

WALC gently

For the last two months or so, I have been a regular volunteer in two classrooms at Downtown High School in Potrero Hill here in SF. I originally got connected through 826 Valencia, who I have talked about in my previous posts, but after the writing project through 826 was done, I stayed on, helping … Continue reading

why i love trees

why i love trees

Arbor Day is a world-wide holiday originating in 1872 by J. Sterling Morton in Nebraska.  As its name suggests, Arbor Day commemorates trees. On the first Arbor Day (April 10, 1872), it is estimated that 1 million trees were planted! The beautiful living beings that line our streets, shade our lawns, color our cities, and … Continue reading

we are all learners

we are all learners

“We are told that the plants were created first and their purpose was to hold the world together for others who would eventually come along in the future. They were instructed to develop the strongest method of teaching possible, and that is called teaching by example. Teaching by example means to show or demonstrate a … Continue reading