The Washing Machine

This week’s blog post is brought to you by all things adulting. Instead of focusing on thinking through something to say this week, I instead did things like return my very overdue library books, grocery shopped, meal prepped, changed my license plate that was very expired, and lesson planned for the upcoming week. What I … More The Washing Machine

Roller Coasters

Can all of life boil down to fear? This past summer I went to spend some time in Missouri with my brother’s family. They live near Silver Dollar City, an amusement park of sorts. This year they bought season passes, we took advantage of them on my visit. And you know what, this became a … More Roller Coasters


In January of 2017, I did the Whole30. This January I opted to again personally inflict this process on myself again. With twenty-four days to go, looking back at the process a year later gave me some interesting perspective. With six days days down, I find myself in the throngs of “resetting” everything. This morning … More Whole30


As a teacher I tend to keep time from school year to school year instead of year to year. Despite being in the throngs of another school year, today I pause and look back at what I know for so many was a year of ups and downs. For me personally, this year held some … More 2017