Saturday remedy smoothie

This week has been long, stressful, and just all around horrible. It may have been the sleep deprivation (I’ve started to use military time to avoid getting confused – as in, yes that thing at 3:00 not at 15:00) or the fact that I tried to put my history teaching book in the refrigerator at…

Lent, among other things

I have been a pretty sporadic writer these past few months. Apologies, they have been ridiculously busy months. With all the grading, designing, (other) writing, and oh yeah – taxes… this little journal of my life temporarily had to be tucked away in a corner. Anyway, an update on what’s been going on: during the…

[photography] Shutter speed

I realized today why shutter speed was invented. It was for the photographer who was trying to photograph kids. Kindergarteners, to be exact. I spent part of my Friday photographing these kiddos. Adorable as they were, they were impossible to keep in focus despite me fiddling with my camera endlessly. And man… five-year-olds are fast….