Tag: asides

  • So proud of my students!

    I am so proud of how my ASL students are doing with storytelling! They are retelling three stories from Signing Naturally: “Timber,” “Gum Story,” and “Gallaudet & Clerc.” I credit the language models, Joey Baer, Stefanie Ellis, and Tyrone Giordano; the authors, Ella Mae Lentz, Ken Mikos, and Cheri Smith; and myself for maximizing the…

  • Too busy to blog

    Somehow I feel obliged to post something, but really I’ve been so busy prepping for classes and teaching that I really haven’t felt the need to blog or even post much of anything on social media. I finally understand why some people are not into it at all. It seems to have lost its luster…

  • A social media presence that reflects the present

    My new focus is on being who I am on social media today, not securing my brand for tomorrow. Rather than creating a social media presence for the Daniel Greene I might someday be, I’m being socially present as the Daniel Greene I am now.

  • Haiku of a bereaved son at the end of shiva

    Mirrors uncovered I see the pain in my face Yet I see her too

  • Saying my mom died actually helps

    Calling Social Security and my mom’s bank is actually therapeutic, in that I get to make it real that my mom died, which just feels so unreal.