Advice from a 2nd grader

Every year my students write an advice letter to next year’s crop of 2nd graders. They mention some things they liked about our class and some things the new students need to make sure they pay attention to. I always crack up reading these. I love that they always seem to talk about serious business! I’m spoiled by these amazing kids.




From my dreams

All night I dreamt of being in India again. I could smell the dirt roads, taste the spices, and feel the sun warming my skin. Most of all, the beautiful brown faces of my brothers and sisters there were so, so real to me. I want to be back there to spend time with them again. Someday…



This is one of the new FancyFREE designs I’ve been working on. I have had so much fun making new jewelry this week to raise money for human trafficking awareness and to help restore survivors right here in my city. Be at Eagle Rock Church this Friday at 7pm to learn how you can fight with us!