Moving on

With the exception of the home I lived in for two years in Austin, which provides me in part with my stake to true Texan, my family only lived in one house. Our home sat on the same slope for about thirty years. The house on the dead end served as the backdrop to my … More Moving on

Closing a Chapter

Sitting down in an attempt to write this post feels like reading the last page of a great book. You know, the feeling when the left side of the book starts to weigh heavy in your hands as the pages struggle to stay open. You must decide to either bend the spine or hold tightly … More Closing a Chapter

Wedding Season

As the season shifts from spring to summer another season starts to make a mark all over our calendars, wedding season. For a lot of us the save the date cards, invitations, and RSVP cards fill your refrigerator and mailbox. The beautiful photographs and carefully curated color schemes on each of the cards represent another … More Wedding Season

Passing the Crown

Last Thursday I passed my metaphorical crown to the new Teacher of the Year for Tulsa Public Schools, Shaniqua Ray. Ms. Ray will no doubt serve as an ambassador for Tulsa Public Schools with passion, poise, and humility. As I sat in the crowd while the five incredible finalist took the stage, I could not … More Passing the Crown