Disappointments

What do you do when you are disappointed with how something worked out? I had my heart set on hiking the West Coast Trail this summer. I had been preparing, creating lists, researching, planning with my friend, starting a new workout routine, the whole works! But as things go sometimes, life doesn’t always give you […]

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Banff

Alright everyone, I have been missing for awhile.  A lot has been going on.  Being a teacher means I live a life of exhaustion, highs and lows.  Love my job, but it has been taking me away from the outdoors.  In the summer I have the pleasure of traveling to Banff, AB.  I haven’t been […]

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Outdoor Classroom

One of the things I love about being a teacher is learning new techniques and going to professional development sessions. Recently, I went to a PD session that looked at how to incorporate the outdoors in our classes and how to enhance nature literacy in students. What an amazing experience!  And I had the chance […]

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New Orleans

Well, my little sister got married on Monday!  It was a wonderful ceremony and we had the opportunity to visit New Orleans in the process.   We didn’t stay long.  It was a quick flight down, touristy things one day, wedding day, and fly back.  But, we saw some beautiful scenery.   Even in the […]

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Teaching Outdoor Education

One of my favorite parts of my job is teaching the subjects I am passionate about. Part of that is, not surprisingly, nature! One of the CTF options I teach to kids is Environmental Stewardship and Outdoor Pursuits. Long name, I know. But we shortened it and now we love it! One piece of the […]

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