7 cents, potion, wings (a High Desert Singleton post)

I was suspected of having a learning disability by the time I was in second grade. My assessed struggles weren’t severe enough, though, to land me in Special Education. Still, I tripped and fell many times academically – all the way through college. We each grow differently, yes? One child loses himself in the storybooks…

Toil, change, fly (a High Desert Singleton post)

After I finished my hour-long language lesson, I noticed the Special Education students’ paintings scattered across tables, drying in the far corner of the classroom. Each person’s rendition of the photo was beautiful, of course, in its own way. In this one, I see a flying dinosaur stretching over a cat head (with one ear)…