Memorable Moments in an Alien World











{June 14, 2013}   Networking.

I am a planner.

That being the case, while I was completing my mild/moderate special education credential, I was concurrently hitting the pavement, trying to find an “in” at any school district I could. I dropped by district offices to give my resume (which, by the way, they really frown upon – it’s all about online contact nowadays!), went to job fairs and daily filled out and submitted online applications.

For my proactiveness, I was rewarded with an abundance of rejection. It was a magical time. Read the rest of this entry »



Thursday kind of felt like it sucked. It was a long, exhausting day and I was vacillating in my life’s current choices. I was alone in LA, tired, cranky, sore, antsy and hungry (just to name a few). I went to McDonalds to ease my troubled mind and while I was eating I saw a guy who looked near my age and a young boy who I assumed was his son bow their heads and pray over their meal. It kind of made my heart soar. I’m all alone in this new city and to see them pray made me feel connected. So I determined to go up to them and say something. Read the rest of this entry »



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