I'm doing a Gratitude Writing Challenge in lieu of NaNoWriMo this year. Freedom When I think of freedom I think of the freedom I have in Christ. I think of the freedom I have to be the exact person I was created to be, more and better every day (at least that's the goal). I … Continue reading Freedom, Beauty, Color
I'm doing a Gratitude Writing Challenge in lieu of NaNoWriMo this year. What a fitting four categories to be grateful for all at once: memory, work, change, peace. Memory // Work I remember when the life I have now was a life I dreamed about. I remember dreaming not so loudly about being an administrator. … Continue reading Memory, Work, Change, Peace
I am participating in a Gratitude Writing Challenge this month. I love creativity! Mine and other people's. I love having an idea of how something should or could look and then making it happen by cutting and gluing things together and moving and painting and tying. I love dreaming up people who wouldn't otherwise exist and … Continue reading Creativity
This month I'm participating in a Gratitude Challenge. Just being in nature and looking at nature - living things that are green and orange and yellow and pink and swaying in the breeze - fills me up with a sort of power. The past couple of years I have been more aware than ever of … Continue reading Nature
Every November for the past six years I have participated in NaNoWriMo. If you don't know what it is, just Google it. Last year I wrote just over 20,000 words and then just... stopped. This year, out of habit, I was planning on participating, but as October went on my excitement for November to arrive … Continue reading Gratitude Challenge
One of the reasons I moved to Jarabacoa from San Pedro de Macoris three years ago was to "build my life from the ground up." When I moved to San Pedro (three months after graduating from college), I felt very much like I was plopped down into a life. People I had never met before … Continue reading From the Ground Up
Most teachers like to get out of their classrooms during their break. They go to the library or an empty specials classroom or the cafeteria to get work done or to do something that is not at all school related. I, however - and this is the homebody in me - love to be in my classroom. … Continue reading First day of school!