Five Things Friday

Work has again gotten the best of me. With 30-ish days left in this tour of service things have picked up at an alarming speed. With that said, I wanted to get back into the blogging routine with a Five Things Friday post; 5 things that are going on for me this week. 1. iPhone…

Five Things Friday

1. LACY (Life After City Year) I have been compulsively checking job search websites over the past two weeks. Every evening after work I comb Idealist.org, Indeed.com, OpportunityKnocks.org, and the obligatory Cragslist.org. I’ve found a few jobs that I’m incredibly interested in and have taken on the large task of tailoring my résumé and cover…

Five Things Friday

1. Last In, First Out (LIFO) LIFO is the procedure by which unionized school districts decide which teachers to lay off first. It says that the newest teachers (no matter how good) lose their jobs first due to seniority. Could there be a worse policy? (Hint: NO!) It’s budget season and many amazing teachers are being…

Five Things Friday

1.  Krista This girl is my soul and my Rock of Gibraltar. The last year and a half (almost) with her has been the most amazing experience I’ve had because she continues to love, teach, support, mentor, and lead me. She anticipates my needs and provides whatever she can, whenever she can to help me…

Five Things Friday

Every Friday I’ll write about five things that are going on in my life. These things aren’t assigned positive or negative point values (like my Count It Up posts) but rather they’re important things that have happened this week. 1. My Family Members Are Signing Up for Facebook Accounts This isn’t altogether a ‘bad’ thing…