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(Teaching) Life Comes At You Fast

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A little over a¬†year ago I had no idea I would be a teacher and loving it. Sure, I had sighed up for the GACE exams so I could qualify to teach, but it was reluctantly and in the face of having not been able to get a job. It was something I could use […]

New Opportunities

Life has been pretty grand for me lately. I’ve been given new opportunities that are expanding my reach as a writer and a person. I’ve attended my first writers’ retreat/workshop and connected with a lot of other writers. I’ve been doing a lot of writing and working on some secret stuff that only a few […]

New Year's Resolutions...Or Something Like That

Like most people, I am usually terrible at keeping New Year’s resolutions. Exercise more, travel more, eat healthier, spend less time on social media, blah blah blah. Except during 2016, I actually was able to keep a resolution. I resolved to take more pictures, especially of myself. See, before this year I hated taking pictures […]

R.I.P. 2016

Sigh. For the most part, 2016 has been a mixed bag of a year. While I have made many personal strides, the world around me has also be falling apart. I am sure I don’t need to explain to you why 2016 was so awful (here’s a hint: Orlando, Trump, Brexit, so many cool people […]