This is one of those times that my blog blog will overlap with what I post on my website. When it comes to accessibility to the tools and resources people (young and old) need to improve their literacy and reach their highest level of education, I believe it all can begin with encouragement and books. Unfortunately, those … Continue reading Five Ways to Get Involved with Your Local Library
I’ve been wanting to talk about this for a bit. Betsy Devos makes me mad. By her own words, she has singlehandedly tried to discredit the public educational system, in stating that she would prefer that private schools be the single thread in the educational system of this country. This sentiment completely dehumanizes the work … Continue reading Education
I’m not good at taking advice that’s said over me. I’m sure I’m not the only one, though. When I was around the age of 17 or 18, my best friend’s mother told me that I should “never say never.” This was in context to me talking about dating a boy – you can imagine I … Continue reading “I’ll never do that”
How wide is your perspective? The complicated, scientific answer comes from editors on Wikipedia: “The approximate field of view of an individual human eye is 95° away from the nose, 75° downward, 60° toward the nose, and 60° upward, allowing humans to have an almost 180-degree forward-facing horizontal field of view.” In regards to the new year, … Continue reading 2017
By now you know that one of my favorite things to do on my day off is to walk around town. I absolutely adore my town – it’s a mix of city and small town, and the downtown area has tons of places to keep you entertained and well fed. I wanted to do a … Continue reading Favorite small spots in Redmond, Wa.
NaNoWriMo post-mortem. I know this post is late. After a few days of a break, I have tried to get back into writing as much every day as I can. It’s hard to pick up that momentum where I left off, but I’m doing my best to get there. By the end of November, my … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2016 results…