the story so far

How to Be an Adult Sibling

People have a tendency to feel that their struggles are very different from everyone who came before them. Perhaps that's just part of the human fascination with being unique and unrepeatable and all that, but it can get ridiculous fast. There's truth to the idea - I mean, no two lives are identical - but… Continue reading How to Be an Adult Sibling

the story so far

Flat Tire

There's nothing quite like a flat tire to catch you off guard and put you in a fabulous mood. Especially if said flat tire occurs soon before midnight when you're driving alone in the middle of nowhere. Also especially if you discover that you don't have a lug wrench or a functional car jack in… Continue reading Flat Tire

yo ho a teacher's life for me

Poop and Love

Well folks, I suppose I should've learned by now to take the good with the bad. It's just all so confusing though. Who knew that the life of a second grade teacher could be so filled with internal conflict and contrary dialogue?! In any one moment I can go from completely hating small children, to… Continue reading Poop and Love