Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Three Nicest Compliments I Have Ever Received

The Three Nicest Compliments I’ve Ever Received   My first year teaching sixth grade, Timmy, a gifted/talented student, walked in and said, “You know, Ms. Hooker, the more you laugh the longer you live.” “I agree with that.” “So,” Timmy … Continue reading

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Yes, They’re ALL Mine Never in my life have I looked at a woman with more than one child and asked, “Are they all yours?” But, no one thinks twice about asking, “Are they all yours?” when I walk the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Jeff!

From the day I arrived, my brother has taken care of me. When a woman noted that we did not look alike and, therefore, I could not be his sister, Jeff argued back, “She is my sister.” Jeff shared his … Continue reading

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