My first year in Cambridge, I was all about technology. I wanted to learn everything, be cutting edge, ahead of the curve. I even thought maybe I’d become a Technology Integration Teacher at the end of those two years. It started fast: one day a large SMART board arrived in my classroom and two days … More Subject: URGENT Sit in the Sunlight!!!
Change. Inevitable. Constant. Challenging. Anxiety-ridden. Good. Bad. In my twenties, change came after hours of living in “what-ifs”. I work-shopped the “what-ifs” with every human being with whom I came into contact expecting a moment of complete clarity, when the clouds would part and the bright beaming light would light the way, shining down on … More Change, Change, Change
For two days leading up the New York trip, I sat in anxiety. I was to go with a friend I knew well, a friend I knew and a friend of a friend I had never met. Being the people-pleaser, a trait I work so hard to keep in check, I worried about it all: … More That was Easy
I used to believe that luxury meant jaunting off to the Mediterranean for a month or sailing around the world for a year–something dramatic and jaw-dropping. After being part of the workforce full-time for a little over 7 years now, however, I have a completely new definition of the word. This morning I woke still … More Luxury: Define Me!
Every August, I mourn the end of my freedom. Freedom to wake up late, to cook lunch and leisurely eat it while watching a rerun from the eighties, freedom to spend Sunday nights relaxing. Filled with anxiety, I prepare to meet 100 kids I’ve never known. I consider all the things I’d like to do … More August-Rimmed Glasses
Tuesday night as a treat, I made banana smoothies as breakfast for the first three days back from Winter Break. I had three over ripened bananas on hand, coconut smoothie mix left over, vanilla soy milk, and local honey. Against my initial laziness that begged me not to make more dishes, I pulled out the … More Clean up on Aisle Life