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One of the Good Ones (Just Smile and Nod…Smile and Nod…)

After the last outfit post, I feel I need to redeem myself.  I did get some good advice from one person (via Instagram), and I am grateful.  And I KNOW it’s good advice because it came from Shin who (with her sister Gina) has her own blog about style and fashion (and it’s NOT just… Continue reading One of the Good Ones (Just Smile and Nod…Smile and Nod…)

Fashion (My Style) · OOTD · Shopping · Teaching · Work

Warm Weather Work Wardrobing…Lord, Have Mercy…

First, you will notice I have not indicated that this is indeed a “[Trying-to-Be] Fashionable Friday” post…that was done purposely.  While it is Friday, and it is a style and fashion post, since I’ve come to the point in my blog where outfit posts overflows into days that are NOT Friday, I thought it was… Continue reading Warm Weather Work Wardrobing…Lord, Have Mercy…

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When I Grow Up…: (Re-)Making Life Plans

…yes, Hudson feels our pain… Happy beginning of March, friends!For those of you who have been reading (becoming fewer and farther between, it seems), you will notice that my monthly updates on our lives that I used to do have been slowly disappearing.  Hope you aren’t too disappointed.  Ultimately, there hasn’t been anything new to… Continue reading When I Grow Up…: (Re-)Making Life Plans

Teaching

The Teacher as "Pack Leader" (aka the Student Consumer in the Classroom)

Me as “pack leader” of the class!! Disclaimer: This is probably one of the most IDEALISTIC views on education you will see.  I have many times failed miserably in my aims to act as “pack leader” of the classroom.  However, I will continue to strive to become the type of teacher that can lead a… Continue reading The Teacher as "Pack Leader" (aka the Student Consumer in the Classroom)

Teaching

The Power of Doodling!! (a.k.a. The Power of Mind Mapping)

Economics in Picture Form Sometimes, taking notes becomes boring and monotonous.  So what do I like to do?  I like creating “Mind Maps”…putting what I know/have learned about a topic on paper in a way that makes sense to me!! Back in high school, I would take notes off an overhead projector or chalkboard (yes,… Continue reading The Power of Doodling!! (a.k.a. The Power of Mind Mapping)

Teaching

An Introduction: Bringing Ideals Back into the Classroom

…because WHO SAYS IDEALS ARE BAD?  All good educators begin with a picture of what kind of ideal education they wish to provide! An excerpt from my Graduate School Capstone Pedagogy Paper…      Damien [Note: Fictional Character] walks into the classroom, warily glances around the room, and parks himself in one of the desks in… Continue reading An Introduction: Bringing Ideals Back into the Classroom