24 Hour Play Festival

24 hours to write, rehearse, direct, and perform a play. Could you do it? I’ve always loved creative challenges. When I was a sophomore in high school, I dove headfirst into National Novel Writing Month and wrote 100,000 words of a novel during the month of November (I’ve completed that challenge twice since, but withContinue reading “24 Hour Play Festival”

The Great Unknown

As some may or may not know, I’m currently pursuing my Master’s in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). I wrote a blog post about what lead me to that decision. I am taking a “Technology and Language Learning” class this semester, and have been learning so many new, creative, innovative tools toContinue reading “The Great Unknown”

Journaling My Way Through a Pandemic

On March 13 2020, an eerie silence crept its way through our ReStores. There were few customers that day, and those who came stood far away, avoiding eye contact, as if that was how this new mysterious disease spread. And maybe it did? I told my coworker Jerome, “The world is ending!” and he justContinue reading “Journaling My Way Through a Pandemic”

A Long and Windy Road

“It is very rewarding to feel, time and time again, that you are pursuing what you love and exactly where you are meant to be.” This was the last line for one of my assignments this past semester. I had to write an analysis about my experience of shadowing an ESL classroom. I had reachedContinue reading “A Long and Windy Road”

Fast Fiction: Art Class

I stare at myself in the small rectangular mirror that sits propped up on the desk, and focus on the small hairs that connect my two eyebrows. Or what I thought were two eyebrows. “Be honest with me, have my eyebrows always looked this way?” I ask, squinting my eyes and leaning closer to examineContinue reading “Fast Fiction: Art Class”