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An Attitude of Gratitude Experiment 2.0 Day 93

Amen! Today I am grateful for scripture study. Today I am grateful for the reminder that I am commanded to pray everywhere and at all times. I am commended to share my testimony of Jesus Christ freely. I am commanded to be humble and to allow the Lord to teach me and to mold me.… Continue reading An Attitude of Gratitude Experiment 2.0 Day 93

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An Attitude of Gratitude Experiment 2.0 Day 24

Wow! Mondays are Mondays. Always a shock after a peaceful, yet productive Sunday. Today I am thankful for the boss I have. I really like our admin team. They are energetic. They listen. They are positive and uplifting. I actually enjoyed today's staff meeting. Today I am grateful that I nearly finished the story board… Continue reading An Attitude of Gratitude Experiment 2.0 Day 24

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Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 546

The more I record a list of things to be grateful for at the end of the day, the more I know this to be true. It is one of the most healthy practices I have ever embarked on. Today I am grateful for the opportunity to turn a 48 hour fast into a 73… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 546

Family Friday

A Boyack November to Remember

Wow! It's hard to believe that we are nearly to the end of November! We are keeping so busy that time is flying by. So far in the month of November we have supported Lilli and her choirs at the Fall Cabaret. This is a fund raiser for the parent support group for the performing… Continue reading A Boyack November to Remember

Theatre Thursday

Theatre MATTERS in EDUCATION

Today I used theatre to reach kids in crisis. Today I used theatre to help kids suffering from PTSD. Today I used theatre to help kids from broken homes. Today I used theatre to help kids in despite need of help and a listening ear. Today I used theatre to help kids longing for a… Continue reading Theatre MATTERS in EDUCATION

Family Friday

As the Sun Sets on October – an October Boyack Family Report

So... I am on a roll getting myself back into my blogging groove... three days in a row where I blog about something more than my gratitude journal. October kept us super busy. I kept busy teach theatre classes. My World Theatre classes made masks, finished their "Greek Chorus" assignment, and started their movement unit… Continue reading As the Sun Sets on October – an October Boyack Family Report

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Mixing the Magic of Christmas and Live Theatre – WOU It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

Yesterday I went to see a sweet production of "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" at Western Oregon University. They open for a short run tonight. Their sweet show ends this weekend. There are few things that can touch the magic of Christmas with the magic of live theatre. To experience the magic… Continue reading Mixing the Magic of Christmas and Live Theatre – WOU It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

Theatre Thursday

That’s a Wrap – CET 2019

My summer was crazy busy... per usual over the past 8 years ... working at Children's Education Theatre. Going into the season I knew it would be my last season. It was also the last season to be held in The Rose Theatre at South Salem High School. I knew I needed to go out… Continue reading That’s a Wrap – CET 2019

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Putting it Together – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

One afternoon, after a particularly busy day at the state Thespian Festival, my friend Jeff approached me and said he had signed us up to do something new. It was a crazy idea. Three schools, three casts, one show. I immediately said, "no!" He didn't listen. Thus began my journey with "Jeff's Wild Hair." There… Continue reading Putting it Together – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Theatre Thursday

Rocking the House with Schoolhouse Rock JR

Our spring Production Workshop project was Schoolhouse Rock Live JR. I love the spring production because students are involved from the beginning of the production process to the end of the process. Students are designers and decision makers from beginning to end. This was the first production we attempted having a student choreographer. She was… Continue reading Rocking the House with Schoolhouse Rock JR