Author Archives: Harry Brake

About Harry Brake

Employee of Woodbridge High School, Library Media Specialist, Media crazy! :)

Beaten Before We Start

I was shocked to see a huge group of young students playing soccer together in a field today. I was in total disbelief, and seriously had no words until I thought of these words below after seeing a police officer … Continue reading

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There is No Deadline On Caring

A bright spot – a student from last 9 weeks, third marking period- in March when we were still in school, has been sending me edits of his letter to get it better and better and sent me a final … Continue reading

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L is for Learning AND Librarian

YES!  It is School Librarian Month AND National Poetry Month! Shout out to your School Librarians for School Library Month! Not seen to you, your school librarians recourse, network, create, develop, support and often repair problems with tech, research, and … Continue reading

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This is your story that became ours.

I carried the thoughts around all day that today, on Dad’s favorite day, that he carried around all year playing pranks on so many, he is with us so much in spirit. I wonder what he would think of such … Continue reading

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Change the Perspectives That Surround You

Taking a break and giving the canines a break from the all day road trip in isolation and on the road, and in state parks from yesterday. Some revealing moments:   Sad to see so much trash on a small … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Bad Times Required Fail to Change Your Paradigm

Wow.  Therefore, we are all in a situation where we have never found ourselves. As a result, there is much we will learn, wish we would have learned, and find out about each other and of course ourselves.  I thought … Continue reading

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Healthy Gaming – One Solution to Homebound Gaming – Isolating It is Not

One element of school that many are finding when at home is gaming. I know many associate unhealthy screentimes to gaming, but I thought – What if games existed that tied into educational branches we see at school Is it … Continue reading

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JUST.

March 16, 2020, a birthday that will live in infamy.  Knowing my day was occurring on a day that will be know in the middle of Coronavirus – honestly I had no idea what to think about this.  The one … Continue reading

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The Second Time Around Is a Little More Difficult…

A great response to someone that had a birthday last Leap Year Day and this next Leap Year Day  🙂     Let’s work with a little history about Leap Year Day.   In listening to an NPR Podcast, certainly balance and … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day – V is for Ventursomeness!

Okay I get it Valentine’s Day, candy, candygrams, flower grams, etc etc etc – but I learned through this holiday I have loathed – a word ventursomeness that perfectly described some of the most lovely individuals I have come to … Continue reading

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