The Great Pumpkin

“Each year, the Great Pumpkin rises out of the pumpkin patch that he thinks is the most sincere. He’s gotta pick this one. He’s got to. I don’t see how a pumpkin patch can be more sincere than this one.” – Linus 

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I can teach you, but…

My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard And they’re like, it’s better than yours. Damn right it’s better than yours. I can teach you, but I have to charge. My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard. And they’re like, it’s better than yours. Damn right it’s better than yours. I can […]

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All that we wish to stay

The flower that smiles to-day To-morrow dies; All that we wish to stay Tempts and then flies. What is this world’s delight? Lightning that mocks the night, Brief even as bright. Virtue, how frail it is! Friendship how rare! Love, how it sells poor bliss For proud despair! But we, though soon they fall, Survive […]

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Back to School in Style with Jord Watches

Back to school is always an exciting time of year for me meeting new students, learning their unique personalities, seeing familiar faces, and getting to catch up with colleagues. And most of all the best part of getting back into the classroom is being able to share my love of learning and hopefully instilling a […]

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Jaden’s 20th Birthday

Jaden I’m so proud to be your mom. I’m not just proud because you are my son, or because you’re handsome and amazingly talented. I’m proud of your authentic, genuine self!

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T.H.U.G

I just finished reading T.H.U.G (The Hate You Give). I loved this book! The Hate You Give ignited a hailstorm of emotions. I laughed, I cried, I was furious, and I felt proud. Starr is the main character has two selves: her “true self” and her “prep school” self. Starr struggles to balance the two, […]

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