Travel: Canadian Adventure Part One, Niagara Falls

This is the first in a 3 part series about our family road trip north to visit with family and experience a little bit of our northern neighbor, Canada. Future posts will cover Toronto, Montreal and Quebec City. American & Canadian Niagara Falls Niagara Falls’ sheer power and size will absolutely take your breath away. … More Travel: Canadian Adventure Part One, Niagara Falls

Teach: I See You, My Dear Community College Student

Teaching at a Community College It’s hard to believe that I’ve been teaching for almost 20 years. I like to joke that I’m filling out my teaching Bingo card; I’ve taught middle school, high school, preschool, professional development, and modeling (WERK!). Now I’m so fortunate to have my dream job, teaching English, primarily writing courses, … More Teach: I See You, My Dear Community College Student

Travel: Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands, Part One

Our entire family loves road trips that explore history and nature. In 2018 we decided to explore Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands over spring break. The Laurel Highlands are a beautiful mountainous area in western Pennsylvania not far from Pittsburgh.This area is full of fascinating history and gorgeous scenery–from the waterfalls of Ohiopyle State Park and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater to the resilient city of Johnstown.

In Part One of this 2 part blog series, we’ll explore Ohiopyle State Park, Fallingwater, and Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site. In Part Two, we’ll check out the city of Johnstown and the Johnstown Flood National Memorial. … More Travel: Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands, Part One