In the spring of 2019, I was chosen by the teachers in my school district as the educator of the year. It was a tremendous honor that came with a great opportunity and responsibility. I was to speak in front of all of the members of our school district at our opening convocation in August. As I considered what I would say, I decided I
Hello Friends! Today I’m celebrating because it’s been one year since I found out I had breast cancer. The last year has been challenging, and I’ve learned more than I ever wanted to know about cancer. I had lumpectomy surgery, followed by 5 months of chemotherapy and 3 weeks of radiation. I was able to work part time last school year, but because I was
Do You BITMOJI??!!
If you don’t, you should. Just for a giggle. And some fun. And to impress your friends. AND to have a ridiculous Bitmoji-filled text message conversation with your loved ones! I’ll be honest, my Bitmoji has gotten me through some tough times. It’s helped me say the things I couldn’t really put into words. Bitmoji is a free app that comes from the creators of
When Life Gets in the Way…
Sometimes life gets in the way of all the things I want to do. For example, I started out this school year with some personal goals… Find the joy in teaching and let go of the stressful stuff. Or at least let go of the stress-filled attitude that I’ve been having much too often these last couple of years. I’ve been especially cranked up at