sewing 101

A few months ago I blogged about a book I read called the Creative Family. Its discussion on creativity and the importance of crafting made quite the impression. Her message of steering clear of focusing on one’s mistakes resonated with the perfectionist in me. When knitting, I am quickly discouraged by my project as soon […]

professional development session 1

My school has been a fountain of professional development opportunities. Each year, I have been lucky to have the opportunity to attend one (but most often more than one conference). This summer, I will be attending three. My first session started this morning and it has been interesting. I signed up to learn more about […]

new addition

Yesterday was a very special day. Our family welcomed a new member at 1:15PM. It is amazing to know that my sister-in-law and brother-in-law had such a life changing, beautiful day. Thankfully from what we heard the labor and delivery went well and everyone is doing fine. Now July 11 cannot come fast enough for […]

what i read, what i thought

-You can’t just make me different and then leave. Because I was fine before, Miles -I go to seek a Great Perhaps,  Rabelais -She loved mysteries so much, that she became one, Miles -How will we ever get out of this labyrinth of suffering? Straight and Fast, Miles and Alaska After reading John Green’s The Fault in […]

post 2. the great wall.

Where post 1: The Great Wall explained the overall start of this project, this is going to be a rant. I promise in the future posts about the wall to do my best to just “go with it” and find the humor in it all. He texted around 10AM with another excuse for this tardiness. […]

ormond & orlando

The perk of being a school teacher = summer vacation! No sooner did the school year come to a conclusion then I hopped onto a flight to Florida to spend a long weekend visiting with my family in Florida. After a long, tiring, eventful, amazing, challenging, and exciting school year, I was able to decompress […]

post 1. the great wall.

This wall is a monster. When we bought our first home we were totally in love with it.  It was built the year we met and immediately I felt a connection to this mound of wood and plaster. It must have been built for us, no?  Everything inside is brand new and gleaming with that […]


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