Tagged with The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian

Writing Down the Grief

Writing Down the Grief

Today marks sixteen years since my dad passed away. Diagnosed with juvenile onset diabetes around 1950, it is pretty amazing that he lived until 1996, until he was 61 years old. He was a diabetic for years before individuals tested their own blood sugar by pricking their fingers at home. Since his insulin shots were … Continue reading

The Truth

The Truth

This quote is my mantra for so many things. Although it is a Yeats quote, it found me from the inside cover of Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. I am sure I will blog about that book endlessly, as it is probably one of the best books to teach–ever–but I … Continue reading