I never dreamed

I never dreamed I’d be a teacher. I didn’t want to do it, didn’t know anything about kids, and wasn’t sure I could even figure out things like which direction the Columbia River flowed for the basic geography lessons. But I started teaching anyway. I found I loved the kids, loved the teaching. Sometimes, I was even good at it. So I . . .

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Author: Virginia DeBolt

Writer and teacher who writes blogs about web education, writing practice, and pop culture.

3 thoughts on “I never dreamed”

  1. I never dreamed that I wouldn’t be a congressman by now. Or at least working in Washington for a congressman. I had always been interested in politics. I remember lying in bed as a child and listening to the election returns when Jimmy Carter won the election to be President…

    (continued on my blog – didn’t want to exceed the limit here)

  2. LTW, thanks for writing and thanks for the link to the full story on your blog. I love it when someone goes on to finish something they started here.

  3. I never dreamed I would be a mother -of -two. I always thought I would be a nun, and wear the white habit with a rosary tucked into my waist. The nuns who taught us ,were, in my adolescent eyes,the perfect beings . Their way of life seemed complete to me . Renunciation, service and devotion to the Lord. Bliss!
    I never dreamed I would one day, be sneaking a jam sandwich at bed time , and have my daughter roll her pretty eyes at me , reminding me , in a furious whisper-“Maa, aren’t you supposed to be off-carbs?”

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