Finding Joy When You Least Expect It
A blank blog post would be the most appropriate way to describe how I am feeling. Speechless. Speechless knowing that tomorrow I board a plane to head home to Denver…. without a return flight booked.
My emotions are at an all time high….. waves of joy, followed by thankfulness, tears of loss, bouts of laughter…… all pass as I begin to process what the past eleven months have been. I am so humbled………
I have made a vow to myself that although this isView full post »
I am trying to keep my tears under wraps….. tears both of joy and sadness. How overwhelmed with gratitude I am. My chocolate cake is baked for my kids tomorrow and my things are down from my walls, all that is left is to shove my things in my backpack. The emotional roller coaster has begun….. Below are letters in my leaving… enjoyDear Saturday,You seemed so far away… almost as though you would never ever come but alas you are here. I cannotView full post »
First Name: Kylie
Where you are from: Fayetteville, AR
Grade you taught: SecondKylie Blog….. HERE
I knew of Kylie before she arrived inView full post »
I think Thomas said it best when describing Matt, “He is like a new puppy. So cute and so much fun. So hyper and excited about everything, but then he shi** (pardon my french) on your carpet (or breaks something in Matt’s case) and it makes you so angry and frustrated. But then you look at him and you see the cute puppy and your not angry anymore.”
Between our countless running dates, P90x sessions, yoga sessions, and adventures…… you could count on MattView full post »
Name: Faye Morris View full post »
First Name: Molly (or Miss, I forget!) Where you are from: Hogwarts, England
Grade you taught: 3rd
Molz as I often called her. Creative, crafty and always up for anything. I am so grateful that Molly was here for this year and happy to know my kids will be loved on by her next year. She will be their third grade teacher! (As well a Midlands trip is in my future)
Read below a few ofView full post »
“I have a dream too, but it’s about singing and dancing and making people happy. It’s the kind of dream that gets better the more people you share it with. And I found a whole group of friends who have the same dream, and that makes us sort of like a family.”
–“The Muppet Movie”
This weekend we went to Tela (the beach on the Caribbean coast). Our special place as I like to call it. We spent our final weekend together relaxingView full post »
What I crave at this very moment is piece of chocolate cake, paired with a latte sprinkled with cinnamon on top. Perhaps sitting in a comfy chair, surrounded by blankets, with my friends and family around. I would like the snow to be falling outside. Taking in each bite and soaking in every person around me as the blanket of snow fell outside.
Instead at this moment I sit inside a school, with a tin roof above my head, waiting the arrival of twenty two second graders. Waiting for themView full post »
I consider it a good rule for letter-writing to leave unmentioned what the recipient already knows, and instead tell him something new. ~Sigmund Freud
I have been giving a lot of thought to my time in Honduras… the time that has passed and the very people that played a role in me coming in the first place. So here below are three special letters to people, enjoy:___________________________________Dear Mom and Dad,Thank you for never doubting my decision. For your support while yourView full post »
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