Rachel Baird’s blog on teaching, leadership, philosophy, music and more. Inspired by nature.
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Four years ago, I made the decision to join a writing group. I was going through a rough time in my life, and books were an escape. I spent countless hours reading, immersed in fantasy worlds. After a few hundred books, an idea popped into my head. I could do this. I could totally write […]
“See the owl in the tree, Who-oo! Whoo-oo! He is staring right at me!” – Owl in the Night by Catherine Rollin (RCM – Prep A Repertiore) I’m an Owl. No, I don’t think I’m the wisest in forest. I don’t fly or hunt in the night. I do have an insatiable thirst for knowledge. […]
The year was 2005, and it was my first shift as a swim instructor at the Kingston Family YMCA. The little boy I was holding after a jump into the pool threw up all over me. He had eaten hot dogs and mac and cheese for dinner. I still remember the smell. Clamping down my […]
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