…one… i was officially accepted to an accelerated masters program for educational leadership and policy building. the last time i talked about grad school (about a year ago), i was quitting… i was bored and stressed out from the way that my school year was going. so i quit. maybe it wasn’t the best… Continue reading 12•15 | high five for friday! | december update
oh hey there… yes, i’m still here. i know the blog has been neglected lately. i’m working on it and trying to carve out time. i want to make it a priority, but youtube seems to be taking over. i’m not giving up though! i’m going to make it work! bear with me! …one… school… Continue reading 9•8 | high five for friday!
…one… i’m heading out in a couple days to go see my baby nephew, greyson. he just turned one month! can’t wait to squeeze him! ….two… speaking of greyson, i was asked by my sister to part of his birth announcement. my lettering is not perfect by any stretch of the imagination, but it’s… Continue reading 7•21 | high five for friday!
…one… first and most importantly, my nephew was born this past weekend. greyson is the cutest baby you’ve ever seen. no really, he is! i have the honor of doing the lettering on his birth announcement. when it’s done, i’ll give y’all a peek! ….two… father’s day was a fun one this year because… Continue reading 6•23 | high five for friday!
…one… my sister chase turned 30 this week! she loves birthdays, and her excitement is contagious. she has special needs and shows me every day that it’s the little things that matter. ….two… my youtube channel and planner instagram are growing! i recently passed 100 subscribers on youtube and i’m almost to 800… Continue reading 6•9 | high five for friday!
…one… it’s the last day of school!! we got out so early this year. i can’t say it was worth it. we only got one week at christmas. 😦 but i’ll still take it. graduation is tomorrow. it’s always bittersweet, but i like the finality of it, the closing of a door and the opening… Continue reading 5•19 | high five for friday!
…one… happy birthday and mother’s day to my mama! i’m so grateful to have her. we’ve had our ups and downs (we won’t talk about my teenage years), but we’re in a better place than we’ve ever been. she’s one of my best friends! also, happy mother’s day to my sister (even though my… Continue reading 5•12 | high five for friday!
…one… thank a teacher this week! 🙂 ….two… i worked on these chalkboards for a friend’s son’s graduation party this week. the wood had a cool texture and it made the chalk marker and wax look natural and cool. …three… i ordered my new planner this week. i actually got to order early… Continue reading 5•5 | high five for friday!
…one… i cut the first roses from my garden this week. my whole kitchen smells like roses. don’t ask what kind they are because i have no idea. 🙂 ….two… there are some new tv shows that i’ve been waiting FOREVER for: catastrophe (season 3) and the handmaid’s tale. i haven’t seen… Continue reading 4•28 | high five for friday!
…one… there are only 20 days left of school. this semester is flying by and that’s just fine with me! ….two… i had monday off due to easter so i did something special. i finally planted a shrub in memory of my kitty, luca. it’s been almost a year since i lost him.… Continue reading 4•21 | high five for friday!
…one… there are only five weeks left of my school year after this week. it feels like we are getting out super early this year but it’s only a week or so early. but i love the countdown to summer! it’ll be here before we know it. ….two… i started a youtube channel… Continue reading 4•14 | high five for friday!
…one… spring is here! i got back to my workouts this week, and i noticed all the blooming trees on my walks this week. ….two… SXSWedu was awesome! i loved my time there and the ideas that came to me in the great sessions and keynotes. i hope i get to go again… Continue reading 3•24 | high five for friday!
…one… having taught for ten years, i can say that there’s just some students that stand out. these two definitely did. i’m so proud of them and the choices they’ve made for themselves and each other. congrats you too! ….two… we needed a happy hour like crazy this past friday. but as it usually… Continue reading 3•3 | high five for friday!
…one… i took this monday off. just ’cause. it’s good to refresh. i spent the day watching “la la land”. i thought i would love it, and don’t get me wrong, i did. but the ending totally bummed me out. it was beautifully made and fun to watch but i wish someone would have… Continue reading 2•24 | high five for friday!
…one… the school year is ⅔ done! the spring semester always goes by in a flash. but i have some fun stuff coming up. i like the busyness and the pressure on some level. it keeps things interesting. and SXSWedu is in just a couple weeks!! ….two… i was featured in one of my… Continue reading 2•17 | high five for friday!