5 Things I Am Currently Loving

Oat Milk I remember the day I tried oat milk for the first time. I was at Timshel Cafe, a quaint "eclectic urban coffee shop" (their words, not mine) situated in downtown Neenah. I had ordered a soy latte, when the barista informed me they did not have soy milk. And would I care for…

Social Media: The Best Place to Complain

The hubby and I began our Saturday morning by going for a long(er) run on The Fall Line Trace Trail. We got an early start before the temps became unbearable, and brought Quinn along, so she could get a little fresh air and exercise before we deserted her for the day. Afterwards, we debated heading…

5 Things That Have Been Taking Up Space in my Head as of Late

Let's just start with this: I am so grateful for the sun today. After 3 rainy, dreary days, my mood and energy level were suffering. So, yes. Today I am grateful for the sun. At any rate, whenever there are days that are dark and forlorn, I tend to do a lot of thinking. Sometimes…

A Little Hindsight on this December Morning

As a teacher, there were more times than I care to admit that I felt I wasn't enough.  There were times I felt I wasn't making a difference.There were times I questioned why I was even teaching.There were times I just felt less than.You know—not as good as. Like I should be doing more. Like I should be…

Numbers, Body Acceptance, and Making a Difference

In the educational world, there is a video based discussion platform called Flipgrid which allows students to share their voices (and faces) with others. It's rather simple to use (even for old people like me), so I was a bit surprised when I could hear, but couldn't see a couple of my students. When I…