It’s November and thank goodness. I don’t put a hex on October because it’s notoriously challenging, it’s a fact – it’s a busy month without any days off! March is the other challenging month. It was a festive week and a short week too! Friday was student-free. Red Ribbon/Spirit Week My co-workers and I dressed up all week. I got in the spirit with my … Continue reading Kicking off November in the Desert (Idyllwild, Palm Springs, Joshua Tree)
Continued Anxiety (from last week) I worked alllll day on Wednesday night and took myself to Purify Sauna Lounge. On the way home, 8 at night, I had a blowout on the freeway. Thankfully, I got my spare put on quickly, but, because I instinctively stepped on the brake, I slammed into my dashboard screen and cracked the touchscreen. The display is still working yet … Continue reading Sunday Bests: Worse Before It Gets Better
I would say “I tried to enjoy the last week of summer by going out and being outside,” but who am I kidding? It’s Southern California and we have weather that permits outdoor beer gardens and beach days. Elle was in town on Monday so we met up for dinner. I had a big salad and a margarita. On Wednesday, I went to trivia night … Continue reading Sunday Bests: Last Week of Summer/One Last Tan
At the time of writing this and for the last two weeks, I’ve been fighting off fatigue, a muscle injury that’s causing headaches!, little appetite, and doubts about everything I am. A little here and there is compounding to a very difficult season of my life. However, it can’t be that hard because I’m pushing through it. I’m forcing myself to go out and do … Continue reading Sunday Bests: Can’t Keep Me Down!
Week 2 of the school year is upon us and it was another great week. It has left me with more energy to work with the students as well as energy to have my own fun. 🙂 I had 4 quick meetings scheduled this week and did all the paperwork at a wine bar. I took my cousin Cat to a cookie decorating class at … Continue reading Sunday Bests: Back to Being Social
This is the best year yet. We’re so proud, we all wore our shirts… and joined together in happy hour. Over the weekend, I did a lot of shopping to redo my room. I spent Sunday with my little cousin, starting at Surf Cafea. We went to celebrate the 8 year anniversary of Yoga on the Beach, led by my friend/former co-worker. After more shopping, … Continue reading Sunday Bests: Year 6
Last year, a couple of friends and I took a late summer trip to Temecula wine country. We decided to go again this year and maybe annually. Our first stop was Miramonte Winery for their VIP tour and tasting, which we bought off Groupon. Afterwards, we went to our favorite Peltzer Winery for a tasting. They had $15 (instead of $20) tastings for teachers. We … Continue reading Sunday Bests: Wine & Whiny