Archive for October 2018

Have you heard of "Trunk or Treat"?

Have you heard of "Trunk or Treat"?
Back when my girls were young, we went trick or treating in our neighborhood. It was dark out every year because they did the time change before Halloween back then, and the girls got tired especially when no one was home at some of the houses or there was a longer distance between houses. Then they... Read more »

“Dan and I went on a date at the carnival”

“Dan and I went on a date at the carnival”
The following chapter came from an actual experience of a first date I went on when I was younger. I love to use real life experiences that I have had or that I heard about, but then add a big dose of imagination to change details and to make it meaningful. I think often those... Read more »

An interview with a Director: I have a passion to help others grow

An interview with a Director: I have a passion to help others grow
For a class that I am taking, I had to shadow an Early Childhood Education Director for six hours and then ask her a list of questions about her role. Even though I have worked in this field since 2001, it was interesting to read about another person’s journey and passion. I hope you take... Read more »
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I can’t be there for my loved ones if I don’t take care of myself!

I can’t be there for my loved ones if I don’t take care of myself!
According to the American Cancer Society, nearly 250,000 people will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. Although there are fundraisers and walks to raise money throughout the entire year, The American Cancer Society strives to raise awareness by promoting National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. Even Snapchat has a filter for it (see my... Read more »

Everything Changes

Everything Changes
I watched the movie Eighth Grade today, and although there are so many topics I could write about after watching it, the one thought that keeps going through my mind is how life changes. The main character, Elsie, records a video to herself at the start of middle school and watches it at the end of... Read more »

What would you do if you won the lottery?

What would you do if you won the lottery?
I bought a lottery ticket on Monday. I don’t do this every week, maybe once or twice a month. Usually I don’t check the winning numbers for a few days after the drawing because I love that feeling of living in the win. I imagine a time where I am the winner of the lottery.... Read more »
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Review: A Star Is Born (No spoilers)

Review: A Star Is Born (No spoilers)
Ever since I saw the trailer for the new A Star Is Born, I have been excited to go see it. I rented the last two versions of it, and have read every article I saw about it. The day finally arrived; I saw it Thursday night. Amazing! Favorite line or message of movie: Jackson... Read more »