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1•22 | high five for friday!

…one…   miranda lambert played this song this week, and it made me bawl my eyes out.  it’s called “scars”.  i hope she puts it on her new record.  what a beautiful song. ….two…   this was my first week of grad school.  i don’t know what i expected, but after looking at the syllabus,… Continue reading 1•22 | high five for friday!

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1•15 | high five for friday!

…one…   first things first…a friend’s mom (also a past school colleague and mentor to me) had surgery related to her breast cancer diagnosis.  the surgery went well, thank the Lord! ….two…   school has been a little crazy but good.  i’ve been really want this semester to leave school at school. my evenings are… Continue reading 1•15 | high five for friday!

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1•8 | high five for friday!

…one…   this week, i’ve really been focusing on resetting and establishing new goals and new plans.  as i anticipated the new year at the end of december, i thought that it would be painful and difficult.  but i’ve been pleasantly surprised.  it feels natural, like i’m picking up where i left off…with some extra… Continue reading 1•8 | high five for friday!

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1•1 | high five for friday!

…one…   happy new year!  this past year has been a strange one.  i can’t say it’s been bad though.  i discovered and accepted some different things about myself this year.  like the fact that i am more creative than i give myself credit for.  or that i want more from my job than just… Continue reading 1•1 | high five for friday!

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12•18 | high five for friday!

…one…   i got my performance pay check yesterday…and immediately put it in savings.  it was a blessing to get it.  and today is the first day of winter break!!  the first semester was a good one, but i need those two weeks to recharge. ….two…   all of my presents are wrapped and beside… Continue reading 12•18 | high five for friday!

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12•11 | high five for friday!

…one…   this past weekend, i had the opportunity to go to a gender reveal party.  it wasn’t my first one, but it was probably the best one.  the theme was ugly christmas sweater.  red for a girl, green for a girl.  i happened to be the one to open the gift during the ornament… Continue reading 12•11 | high five for friday!


12•4 | high five for friday!

…one…   thanksgiving break was great!  i did get iced in while visiting my family and had to stay a few extra days, but i’m not complaining. 🙂 ….two…   i got my little tree put up this week.  this will probably be the last year that i use it because hopefully by this time… Continue reading 12•4 | high five for friday!

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11•20 | high five for friday!

…one…   the most exciting thing that happened this week was that i got dixie chicks tickets.  yes, it’s nine months away.  and yes, it is an outdoor concert in the summertime in dallas.  but i’m so so so excited about it.  my cousin and i heard the news on monday and got into the tour… Continue reading 11•20 | high five for friday!

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11•13 | high five for friday!

…one…   the sister weekend was a success!  we had so much fun smashed into four days.  i was exhausted by the time i got home, but that’s how i know i put everything into it.  i needed that break.  and i’m glad i got to spend it with my baby sister.  click HERE for… Continue reading 11•13 | high five for friday!

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9•11 | high five for friday!

…one…   it’s hard to believe that it’s been fourteen years since 9/11.  i remember almost every minute of that day, and i know i’ll never forget it.  i’m always surprised by the students that i have that don’t understand it because they were so young when it happened.  it changed our country forever, and we… Continue reading 9•11 | high five for friday!

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8•7 | high five for friday!

…one…   i went back to school this week to prep for the new year.  with my new position as the 21st century learning coach (and still teaching), i am required to put in a little extra time.  i have a good feeling about the school year.  lots of good vibes going around…  🙂 ….two…… Continue reading 8•7 | high five for friday!

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7•17 | high five for friday!

…one…   i spent this past weekend in the dallas area on a much needed getaway with some girlfriends.  it was so fun.  🙂  you can read about it HERE. ….two…   after the trip, i needed a little resetting.  see picture above.  add the excessive eating and lack of sleep during the trip to my… Continue reading 7•17 | high five for friday!

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7•10 | high five for friday!

…one…   i got a new car!  (my civic was totaled last week after my wreck.)  i decided on a honda cr-v.  i’ve wanted one for a long time and this was my opportunity.  i absolutely love it!  it’s the perfect size and color.  i like having all the newer upgrades too like the backup… Continue reading 7•10 | high five for friday!