Positive Summer Project

Positive Summer Project (Day 4): Give me your good vibes, Sacramento.

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.

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Positive Summer Project

Positive Summer Project (Day 3): Sometimes Crying Feels Damn Good

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

Positive Summer Project

Positive Summer Project (Day 1): I often find kindness in coffee

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

Positive Summer Project

The Positive Summer Project (How It Started)

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)