LRSD Teachers on the Chopping Block

Whenever I move to a new state, I try to immerse myself in the politics of my new community. I try to answer questions like what is going on, what is a big concern, how do I feel about it, how can I help – essentially trying to engage on a local level and figuring... Continue Reading →

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Dear Senator: A Call to Deny Brett Kavanaugh

***TW: rape, sexual assault, PTSD *** Despite living in D.C., I am still finding it difficult to get a letter to my former senator. To be completely candid, that is in part due to the fact the submission form on his website limits my character count. My objection to Senator John Boozman's support of Brett... Continue Reading →

I’m Okay?: The Lasting Effects of Bullying

***TW: anxiety, disordered eating, self-harm*** In kindergarten, I was recurrently tossed off the top of a five-foot slide by the same boy while his friends watched. Relief did not come when the principal intervened, but rather when the boy finally moved away. I re-visited that school this past summer while substitute teaching. The same playground... Continue Reading →

Back on Track

Our last update was after our first day in Zagreb, the capital city of Croatia and one of my favorite stops thus far. As passionate as I was about Athens and Heraklion (in particular all the ruins and museums), Zagreb was the first city Luke and I toured that felt lived in. Yes, there were... Continue Reading →

Detours East and West

Our last update left off right before we arrived in Heraklion, a port city in Northern Crete. Luke and I loaded up on the ferry in Piraeus, not really sure what to expect from the cruise ship-like vessel. In our desire to be as low cost as possible, i.e. cheap, we opted for general deck... Continue Reading →

I Have a Blog?!?

If I am being perfectly honest, I sort of forgot I had a blog. Last year, I made several half-hearted efforts at crafting a new post before being distracted with LSAT/law school prep, work, or sad attempts at getting an adequate amount of sleep. In the past year, Luke and I have moved to a... Continue Reading →

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