9 Reasons I Am Thankful I Am Not An Elementary School Student

January 27, 2011 at 9:47 pm (Education, Life Propelling Forward, Student Teaching, Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

1. I can slouch in my chair all I want.

2. Ending sentences with prepositions is where it’s at. For substantiation on that matter, check out: http://grammar.about.com/od/grammarfaq/f/terminalprepositionmyth.htm

3. I have extreme difficulty raising my hand quietly before speaking (seriously, ask any of my profs).

4. Having both feet on the ground when I sit is a near impossibility.

5. Chewing gum in class is what makes me feel like both a kid and a (slightly rebellious) adult.

6. I already did my time asking permission to do EVERYTHING. Read the rest of this entry »

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Three Ceaseless Cycles

July 24, 2010 at 3:56 am (Life Propelling Forward) (, , , , , , , )

I am currently in the thick of a major life shift. Like any life shift, it will involve my time, efforts and finances. In my eyes, there is something romantic about a new chapter. It’s completely pure and untouched, full of possibilities, heartbreaks and triumphs. Though I certainly don’t comprehend the end, my mind is continually captured by the intrigue of what could be.

One evening while driving home I was contemplating that unknown future that lies very near to all of us, when I was filled with excitement at the sheer volume of potentialities that lay before me. Though it was quite late into the evening, I was flooded with energy. I was ready! Let’s go! New chapter! It’ll be fantastic!

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