Rear View Mirrors

Growing up I spent a lot of time in the car. Whether we ran errands as a family, went to hundreds of thousands of practices or lessons for myself or my siblings, or road tripped cross country on Christmas Day when nothing is open I logged hours in the car. I grew up thinking it … More Rear View Mirrors

2017

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

Fall Break

Every month or so I try to make time for a grand adventure. This month one perk of teaching meant I got a fall break. Three days off amidst a very busy season of training and workshops, parent teacher conferences, and report cards was a welcome reprieve. Going into this school year I knew it … More Fall Break

Minnesota

Over Labor Day weekend I took a much needed trip to Richfield, Minnesota. Embarking on this journey has grown to a pilgrimage of sorts for my friends and I. For literal years we heard our friend Kris laud about the grandiose nature of the Minnesota State Fair. He told about the many delicious food options, … More Minnesota