15 Things I want to do right now:

1.Go to a flea market 2. Paint pottery 3. Paint something in watercolor and frame it 4. Bake cake, cupcakes, and muffins. Yes, bake muffins on a Saturday morning. 5. Go shopping to buy notebooks, stationary, dresses and shoes. I don’t remember the last time I went shopping for these things… 6. Have a cup of coffee without feeling…

A Popcorn in the Air Kind of Day

The first thing I thought of this morning as I entered my classroom was: As soon as I get home today, I am going to watch my tv shows, eat pasta, paint my nails, and go online shopping. These have become some of my greatest comforts after a long day, and I was anticipating a…

Feeling Grateful and Humbled

I am in the city for the next 3 days for a much anticipated teacher’s convention! I was sitting in a coffee shop tonight waiting for a friend, and while I was waiting I began reflecting. Eventually this reflecting led to prayer and before I knew it, I’d written out a prayer of thanks. I’d…

Crayon Art

One of the final projects that I did with my junior high art class was Crayon Art! It hadn’t actually occurred to me to do this project until one of my students showed me a picture of her canvas of melted rainbow colours that she had done at home. It was beautiful and it was…

Grad Studies Ahead?

Every once in a while – though not very often – I get a vision of what I want to do and where I want to be in the near future. It’s always an exciting moment because it means change, and it gives me something new to work towards. The previous times that this has…