NPR’s piece about the last pay phone being taken down from New York City: I can’t help but think of some famous scenes from movies set in N.Y.C. that include pay phones.
When I was getting ready to leave my teaching position after the way I was treated by my literacy coach, my pastor invited me to come in and talk to her.
“I don’t get it,” I told her. “She comes in late all the time, she barely does any work, and she has been caught in so many lies. I don’t know how she keeps her job.”
“I know how she keeps her job,” my pastor said.
What did she mean by that?
Three days ago, I read a FB post from a teacher who made the very difficult decision to leave her job mid-year. The result: her former co-workers, some whom she regarded as friends, treat her like she doesn’t exist.
Ask me why this is breaking my heart.
“…Thursdays are ideal because there’s enough pent-up frustrations from the week to fuel an extended cry, but Wednesdays work too.”
I’m trying, but autobiographies written by comedians are my fuzzy slipper, warm cup of coffee kind of thing.
“…Washington, Iowa — home of the world’s oldest continuously operating movie theater in a town of 7,000 people.”
100 Books to Read in a Lifetime: I know this list is being presented from Amazon’s perspective, but it’s a pretty good one.