It’s been… a week. A hard week to watch unfold around me. Working with an organization completely dedicated to the education system in this country made the Betsy DeVos hearing videos that much harder to watch. I’ve barely brought myself to look at any articles about Trump’s inaugural address; the only thing I paid attention… Continue reading Love Trumps Hate.
T is a student that I believe embodies the traits of a College Possible student: she is motivated, hard-working, and perseveres no matter what. She has been one of my students for both of my terms of service. The entire time I have worked with her she has not been enrolled, but is constantly taking… Continue reading Great Stories Part VI: Guardian Angel
S is a student that is almost impossible not to like. Friendly, responsive (mostly), easy to talk to, and genuinely excited to have College Possible in his life. Like most freshman, the beginning of S’s college experience was towing the line in terms of where he should best spend his time, especially living in the… Continue reading Great Stories Part V: The Best Version of Yourself
2016 was… a year. Celebrity deaths, the presidential race, international crises, and countless other events have made this past year hard for a lot of people. However, I don’t want to talk about that. I want to focus more on what 2016 has meant to me as a whole. This was the year where I… Continue reading Reflections, the unknown, and resolutions.
Disclaimer: everything I’m writing is solely based off of the Lord of the Rings MOVIES, not the books. For a long time Faramir has been my favorite character in the Lord of the Rings franchise, and it’s taken me awhile to be able to analyze why exactly that is and put it into words. The… Continue reading Why Faramir is the best character in Lord of the Rings.
In a couple of months I will be working for a government led by Donald Trump. Now I realize that I took for granted the fact that we have a democratic president who has even praised our CEO and had him in the White House, something I could never see Trump doing, especially with an… Continue reading Election aftermath.
One of my campers last summer was explaining to me at one point that his stepfather always told him that “A real man always carries a knife and some paracord in case of emergencies.” My response was, “Well, I don’t always carry those things around and I’m a man.” The camper responded with “Nope.” A… Continue reading Being a man.