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The Future is Female

Today I’m feeling inspired and energized by all of my female students. And there are a lot of them!

I’m proud, impressed, and honored to work with all of these ladies and to support all of their purposes for enrolling in an English course: 236 more words


The Quiet Beauty of a Walk

I like to observe people and life. The title of this blog is evidence of that. I am not, however, an avid nature-observer.

I’m just not that into nature. 358 more words

Quiet Beauty

Empty Space

What is it about it, that makes it a little uneasy to view. Something about an empty space that makes us uncomfortable to be in or acknowledge. 266 more words


Che casino! | What a mess!

It’s been a tumultuous few weeks here in Florence! Chaos, even, from the perspective of local Florentines.

Last weekend, the football team captain of Fiorentina… 552 more words


Mercury Opportunity

The planet Mercury can be very tricky to observe.  It’s close proximity to the sun means we generally only have brief opportunities to observe it low on the horizon either before or after sunset. 290 more words


Capacity for Kindness

About eight years ago, I was out of town, attending to a truly dreadful business. I won’t go into detail, because it is not my story to share, but it was a thick, wrenching business involving nastiness and lawyers and vulnerable children. 607 more words


Goals & Such :D

As I am sitting here on this Tuesday afternoon, my mind is whirling with so many thoughts. I am trying some mindfulness exercises as I’m writing this post. 475 more words