I am constantly surprised when I observe the moment when something clicks and a sense of belonging follows. Clients I train for jobs in the culinary industry come from all over the globe; from the good ole US of A to countries like Morocco, Ethiopia, India, China, Honduras, Mexico, and the list goes on and… Continue reading Reminders
It is hot, hot, hot! Every year I forget how hot it is waiting on subway platforms for the train. I seem to block out how much the heat and humidity, especially during a heat wave make it so much worse. Trains with no AC don’t help either. I shouldn’t complain too much about it,… Continue reading This heat!
So, I completed my second chance writing challenge. It feels good to have done it and to cut myself a break so that I could finish it. I’ve learned that I should give myself second chances. I guess it’s part of a self-care mentality. I’m working to wrap my head around what it means for… Continue reading Writing recap
Day 26: You learn “You’ll learn, as you get older, that rules are made to be broken. Be bold enough to live life on your terms, and never, ever apologize for it. Go against the grain, refuse to conform, take the road less traveled instead of the well-beaten path. Laugh in the face of adversity,… Continue reading Writing Day 26
Day 25: The bane if my existence Ah, lesson planning. How I love and loathe you at the same time. You are a necessity to my arsenal as a teacher. However, you can be cumbersome and cruel and oh so time consuming.
Day 24: Decisions “I try to let my decisions be guided not by what I think will succeed or fail, but what I’m going to learn from that process.” (Lin-Manuel Miranda)
Day 23: Spring reading list Hello summer! I can’t believe you’re here. Though I enjoy your warmth and longer days, I miss the in-between seasons. Spring felt like Cinderella’s stepsister, never standing a chance. Regardless, glad you’ve finally arrived. Saying goodbye to the vernal equinox with this reading list. What have you been reading? Culturally… Continue reading Spring reading list