I love sports, reading, and a good glass of whiskey.
Being kind is cool.
Brevity is hard.
If I send you a note on IG, I swear I'm not sliding into your DM's.
I just like people.
Oh, and Jesus is my everything.
Bait and Switch
It was dark before I walked out of the ocean that night. I was starving. After some quick doctoring up, I headed to the local pub from my hostel. Girls in foreign countries shouldn’t go into bars alone. It was the quickest way to become an urban legend. But I was vacationing solo, and my only company was myself when I wanted a beer and a barstool and a television with Sports Center.
La Cucaracha or The Cockroach: both a hard no.
My years as an educator have taught me valuable lessons in so many subjects and areas: pedagogy, classroom management, differentiated learning styles. But there are additional gems I've discovered along the way that are truly priceless. Like the year I moved to a new classroom and went in a week early to organize.
How to Be a Gansta' Gardener
If my dad had his druthers, he’d be hanging from roofs, doing overhead presses with bags of concrete mix, and lugging around hernia-causing pounds of lumber. Unfortunately, at seventy-eight years old, his body doesn’t allow for that anymore; however, it still allows for him to create. He’s an artist, and his art is his garden. He creates little seedlings in his garage with heated lamps and specially made soil. He prunes his trees carefully to give them the best opportunity to bear fruit. The plant needs him, and it thrives under his creativity and guidance.