I always liked summer best.
It meant week-long stays at
with trips to the
old fashioned soda fountain
and never ending
bike rides among
and endless indulgence
in homemade baked goods
and Spring Park
and The Barney Park
and rides in Grandpa’s Plane
watching Andy Griffith
and Leave it to Beaver on TV Land
wandering the small town streets
so different from my suburban backyard
feeling so at home in
my childhood home away from home.
Continue reading “[Osage, Iowa]”
Ah, hello blogosphere! It’s been a while.
Since my last post six months ago, I’ve moved to a bigger room in my house, gotten a[nother]new housemate (the fourth in the course of the year…hoping the current peeps stick around for a bit ’cause house mate searching is stressful), said goodbye to my first fourth grade class as an assistant teacher, spent a lot of summer time at the pool, wrote 8,000+ words in what I hope will become a novel (and logged many hours at local coffee shops in the process), said hello to my second group of fourth graders as an assistant teacher, and started grad school. I also got to celebrate my grandparent’s 60th anniversary over Labor Day weekend in September in Iowa with my mom’s side of the family. It was incredibly special, and I feel very fortunate to have been able to travel across the country to spend time with my family during such a momentous occasion. It’s all been very good, and I’m very happy where I’m at right now, but it’s also been a challenge. Learning to balance working full time with school and school work has been a learning curve.
I’m in a two year elementary education and licensure program, and this year is what I like to think of as my “chill” year. I have six credits across two classes each semester. Each class Continue reading “Hello from the Grad School Side…”
In void between two
hangers spot idyllic field:
Rural Airport Views Continue reading “A Small Town Pilot’s Playground”
Take a look down the
direction takes you? Continue reading “Opportunity”
The lake is shining
bright today…shall we take a
boat ride, you and I? Continue reading “Lake Date”
dirt road? Or an adventure
waiting to happen? Continue reading “Perspective”