from this morning

Photo on 7-12-18 at 9.04 AMI learned from her patterns, the desk and the bookshelves, the table and how it was arranged.  Where the wine industry sought to have me be and stay sequacious, this new assignment has me feeling more and valuably observant, more sagacious.  I guess.

Students telling me about their struggles, goals, one moving out here from Chicago and contrasting everything from her town to the moods and attitudes of Sonoma County characters.  Wondering how much I’ve lived, how much more I need to see….  Another student talking about how she feels old, being in her early-mid 20s and seeing all the friends and people around people around her with good jobs, degrees, certifications and whatnot.  How much can I relate to such a sentiment, such inner narrative.  As you know, I can.  I noted in the margin for her to go easy on herself, “Breathe… everything will work to your vision!” I noted.  Should write that to myself in the margin of this doc.  Not sure my laptop can do that, but….  Graded another paper. Student addressing the aspect of chasing down goals, and as he mentions with persistence, hunger, design.  Being creative.  He wrote about how inspired he is…