Riddle me this: Neither my roommate nor myself left the house today. She spent the day in her room and I spent the day on the couch watching Netflix (The Following and then Three Wives, One Husband - I do have thoughts on both if you're interested). It was glorious. When 8pm rolled around I … Continue reading Monday Motivation
In addition to learning how to say no and learning how to stop apologizing for things that aren’t my responsibility, I realized this week that I am in the midst of learning how to ask for help. I’m not talking about asking for help doing things I don’t know how to do. I learned that … Continue reading Here’s the thing about asking for help
Over the past few days I read a book called Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah. It’s the story of a friendship that spans decades. The friends are two girls, then women, named Kate and Tully. Kate has a great family and modest goals. She wants to get married and have a family. She is suggestible … Continue reading What We Remember
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We started the month of April celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus! I can't imagine a better way to start anything! Testing gave us three half days in a row (and gave me much pride, grading the cumulative tests of my students!). In the month of April I had two First Grade Dinners (six of my … Continue reading Here’s the thing about April
Coming back to the DR after time spent in the States is always a tricky and emotional transition for me. Undoubtedly I am excited to be back home with my stuff and my cats and there is nothing like that first breath of Caribbean air. I breathe that stuff deep and I smile as I … Continue reading Here’s the thing about 2015
Revamped and reposted from my old blog. Although I’d grown up hearing about the crucifixion and watching reenactments of Jesus’s death every Easter, my favorite part of the crucifixion is something I didn’t understand until my second or third year of college. (I’m not sure you’re supposed to have a favorite part of the crucifixion but … Continue reading Here’s the thing about fearless freedom