Dystopian, Not Destroyed

The other day, as I walked out of school and into the smokey parking lot, with a sun that looked like I’d walked into the Star Wars universe, I started breathing a little heavier and was reminded of the mask against the bottom half of my face, the strong smell of alcohol emulating from my…

Desire Doesn’t Always Mean Envy

A short reminder for your Friday sweet friends: I was watching one of my favorite YouTubers the other night, and she said something I found very important; it was something along the lines of: You are allowed to feel a little sad or disappointed that the people around you have something you have desired for…

Toward Equal Representation and Instructional Equality

To all my educators: We hold a great responsibility to be actively fighting for the rights, lives, and stories of our students. The things I have to say might not be totally correct, but I would much rather advocate for, educate, and support my students and admit to mistakes than stay silent when it matters.…

Fall and New Life

Welcoming Fall is always my favorite. I can’t wait for it to get cold—the sweaters, boots, bonfires, s’mores, hot chais, crisp air, and colorful trees. Everything about fall is my most favorite! I’m holding on to hope that F. Scott Fitzgerald’s words really will root themselves in our insane reality: “Life starts all over again…