Living The Best Journey Possible

This has been a perfect Thanksgiving break. Everything that could've gone right went right and everything that could've gone wrong well, it didn't. Thanksgiving is a difficult time of the year for me. On that evening some years ago, I took my mom to the emergency room, where she unexpectedly went into emergency surgery to... Continue Reading →


I took advantage of having an hour extra when we put our clocks back on Sunday. I haven't been myself lately. Who would have thought this superwoman would finally reach a point of exhaustion. I should have seen this coming from a distance but of course being a woman who hates to ask for help... Continue Reading →

Can’t Please ’em All

It’s been some time since I’ve posted. With work, school my internship and nonprofit, I’m trying to find the time to wipe my behind. I just wanted to share this because although I’m not religious, I am a real believer in prayer and God. You ever have something substantial on your mind and get a... Continue Reading →

All I Can Do Is Pray

For the last week or so I have been waking up and going to bed with anxiety and I just can't shake this feeling off. To hear about the problems the Southern states, Mexico and the Caribbean are facing and not be able to help has had me feeling discouraged and somewhat guilty for being blessed.... Continue Reading →

Children Aren’t Lazy

Sitting here watching a netflix documentary, I hear a teacher identify a student as "lazy" while comparing him to another young man who had better grades. Children aren't lazy they lack the interest or motivation to participate in certain activities.  This was the first year in my teaching career that I moved up with my... Continue Reading →

The bad student

I was asked to collaborate on a workshop for incoming freshman with my colleagues. We are known for managing our classrooms well and administrators believed that we would be best fit for this particular job. While planning, we decided to have one of our former students come into our room while we were hosting our... Continue Reading →

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