Thoughts on the Supposed Ballistic Missile Threat

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

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The Worst Night in Hawaii

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

An Honest Reflection from a First-Year Teacher: Quarter 2

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

10 Things You Must Know Before Moving to Hawaii

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