Saturday was just like any other Saturday. I slept in to about 7:30, ate some breakfast, then had to shower because we had an oil change scheduled for my car at 9. As you can imagine, it was a normal shower. But when I got out, the boys were joking with each other (which is … Continue reading Thoughts on the Supposed Ballistic Missile Threat
Last night was one of the worst since living in Hawaii. Around midnight our cat woke us up because she was playing with the blinds on the window. Then at 1:36am I woke up to the worst pain since having emergency surgery on my appendix when I was 9. I woke up T, asking him … Continue reading The Worst Night in Hawaii
Well, well, well, here we are halfway through the 2017-2018 school year! Honestly it has flown by so quickly! Here are my thoughts, feelings, and reflections from this year so far: I love teaching. I love coming to school everyday. I love being in my classroom, and sharing my classroom with 30 crazy girls. I … Continue reading An Honest Reflection from a First-Year Teacher: Quarter 2
Before moving to Hawaii, I was told many different things from people who had visited, or lived here decades ago. The main stories included horrible cockroaches, and traffic being even worse. And although I have seen plenty of cockroaches here, and have spent literally hours in traffic some nights, there's plenty of other things to … Continue reading 10 Things You Must Know Before Moving to Hawaii
When T was on duty one evening, he brought up the idea of getting a cat. Now, this came as a surprise to me, because I know T is definitely a dog person. He wants a dog in the worst way but knows that we don't have the time for a puppy right now. However, … Continue reading Taking the Next Step: Introducing Shiva
After San Diego, our next destination was Las Vegas. We stayed at the TownePlace Suites in Henderson, Nevada -just a short drive to the strip. We chose to stay at this hotel because it included a small kitchen in the room with pans, dishes, and utensils that we could use to cook meals together. By eating the … Continue reading Throwback: Vegas Baby!
My Love and I stayed in San Diego for 3 days. We stayed at a Holiday Inn Express, which is our go-to line of hotels. They’re nice, clean, and welcoming, but still affordable. Our hotel was technically just North of San Diego. We chose not to stay in the city to save some money. This hotel was … Continue reading Throwback: Sunny San Diego