Yesterday morning, I took some time to flip through and assess how I would complete the different activities in the book 52 Projects: Random Acts of Everyday Creativity by Jeffrey Yamaguchi. As I read each activity, I considered the limitations (or more social intentions) I had that might require adjustments; luckily, most if not all of… Continue reading Positive Summer Project (Day 4): Give me your good vibes, Sacramento.
So the positive "project" I choose to take on today was reading a book I have been meaning to read for far too long. While waiting for Matt to find some electronic technology thingamajig for his computer, I was browsing the book section at a local shopping center. I tend to find myself drawn to… Continue reading Positive Summer Project (Day 3): Sometimes Crying Feels Damn Good
Since starting my summer off, I've been pretty dang productive. I've washed literally every single ounce of laundry in my house (minus one bag of sweatshirts) which was a massive feat. But I can now see the floor of my closet again, which is digusting and a whole to-do in and of itself, but the… Continue reading Positive Summer Project (Day 2): Productive
So the first evening I decided to truly immerse myself in this project, I made a stop at Dutch Bros coffee for a late night iced large white mocha with soy milk and whip cream (and an extra shot of espresso, cause why the heck not.) These trips to Dutch Bros are something I really… Continue reading Positive Summer Project (Day 1): I often find kindness in coffee
So this summer, I found myself in an usual situation; for the first time in 5 years, I'm not working summer school. As a full-time teacher, working summer school can often feel like a chore, but I'm beginning to realize after only a few days off that without the distractions of papers to grade and… Continue reading The Positive Summer Project (How It Started)
This morning at the gas station, a beautiful stranger approached me and started up a conversation.
Sometimes I find inspiration in the oddest of places. Today's was a random youtube video about kids describing color to a blind person. Enjoy!