Author Archives: Harry Brake

About Harry Brake

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

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 I used to think I was not really a musical kind of guy.  Really.  Yet there was that one time… At the time there was a faculty member I heard through the grapevine – as a then student at Butler … Continue reading

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Growing Up Being Brought Up

Walking the dogs after dark has become a habit.  This was one of the greatest things to do in Mexico, with a night life that made it seemed as if the middle of the day, neighborhoods were alive until 2:00 … Continue reading

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Searching for Contentment

In the middle of a pandemic, yes, easy to see many affected to being stir crazy, the onslaught of radio and television focuses on a what seems as a Repeat play of the same information, and overall feeling at times … Continue reading

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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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