Monthly Archives: April 2011

La nature éphémère des fleurs/ The Ephemeral Nature of Flowers

Recently I have been ruminating on my upcoming month long trip to Paris this summer.  I become giddy just thinking about being once more in the midst of this city, surrounded by the colorful blend of beauty, history, and passion … Continue reading

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Change of Plans

Remember those fantastic students I like to brag about? Here they are, in all their glory. This was from a recent performance of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.  In my opinion (which is only slight biased), they are the … Continue reading

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Scones

Every time I see another cupcake shop, I hope that scones will be the next cupcake, the next edible fad to strike.  They are my one weakness among baked goods.  Ok, that’s a lie – there are many. But I … Continue reading

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Nathan and Emily

Last weekend I was able to return to Hillsdale, where spring had not yet arrived, but where I nevertheless found my heart warm. My whirlwind weekend was full of old friends, new faces, and walks that felts strangely familiar as … Continue reading

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Gems from Grading

Ok, so spring break hasn’t been all perfect DC moments and pretty photos. I have also used this time off for some much needed grading.  I think my students may have even forgotten that they did some of these assignments, … Continue reading

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Some Favorite Things

Being a teacher is officially the best job in the world. Yes, I sometimes hate grading, grow tired of students who want to know when they will ever use French (“You might not . . . that’s why it’s called … Continue reading

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Christine and Craig

This past weekend I was in DC visiting my boyfriend.  One of the many joys of visiting him is that I get to stay with a one of my first friends from college, Christine.  Christine and I met on our … Continue reading

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