communication, Education, Inspiration, leadership

My Nashville Half-Marathon: hills, pain, and serendipity

Hmmm....would I be mad or happy if the race was cancelled due to the thunderstorm? I remember thinking this the morning of the race, stomach in knots, nervous energy putting a pep in my step and making me giggle. I had never traveled for a race before and I had been anticipating it for months.… Continue reading My Nashville Half-Marathon: hills, pain, and serendipity

communication, Education, Inspiration, leadership

Why My Blog is Named After John Cusack

"When love feels like magic, it is called destiny; when destiny has a sense of humor, it is serendipity." -from Serendipity, a 2001 John Cusack movie Who doesn't love John Cusack? Why not name my blog after him? I fell in love with the idea of serendipity after watching his 2001 movie called, ironically, Serendipity.… Continue reading Why My Blog is Named After John Cusack

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Thinking Outside and Inside the Box

This past December I went to the Michigan Elementary and Middle School Principals Association (MEMSPA) state conference. There, I was so inspired to begin thinking outside of the standard educational box. It was so refreshing and so invigorating given the data-driven world that education seems to be. After the conference, I began to connect with… Continue reading Thinking Outside and Inside the Box