Dec. 2017. Chicago

December 18, 2017 § Leave a comment

I’m really hoping my door wins for the holiday door decorating contest at the high school where I teach. It’s probably a long shot considering the competition. My door’s merit lies in its originality, and we all know that rarely wins. Regardless, it was a fun endeavor, and it was great to have a bunch of my students help with the execution. Maybe it’s not all about winning? Then again, winning is always nice…20171215_155713-1

November. 2017. Chicago

November 9, 2017 § Leave a comment

There’s a chill in the air. The holidays are upon us. It’s the absolute best time of the year to be drinking chai! I just discovered this amazing, organic, herbal Gold Cup chai from Stash. I add a splash of unsweetened vanilla cashew milk and a squeeze of organic Stevia and voila! A dee-licious chai that’ll warm your bones! 20171105_170837

October. 2017. Chicago

July 6, 2014 § Leave a comment

The changing of the seasons is upon us. Summer is melding into fall. ┬áThe sensory experience of fall–the colors, the smells, the tastes– is not to be beat. Outside my classroom window is a gorgeous tree, whose name I do not know. However, he turns bright red in the fall. While he is not in full display quite yet, here’s a picture from last year’s spectacle: