Monthly Archives: April 2011

“Teacherrr – you’ll never find a husband if you keep dressing like that”

“Teaaaa-cherrr, you’re never going to find a husband if you keep dressing like that.”  These are the first words spoken to me as I walk into my classroom on a Friday night to a room full of 12-year-olds.  Mind you … Continue reading

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We all have baggage that we’ll carry around forever – whether we are able to actually ever let go of it is another question.  However, if I’m going to accept and acknowledge my baggage I at least want something good … Continue reading

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A Fresh Saturday.

  Usually my Saturday mornings begin at 6:30 AM when my alarm goes off and I naturally roll over until 6:40 when I roll out of bed (gone are the days when I would actually take the time and effort … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning: Open your Doors.

“Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls” – Joseph Campell It’s April, which means Spring is here (well in the states at least).  I’ve found myself going through a pseudo “spring … Continue reading

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