It’s me, your Aunt Alyssa… Do you want to know a secret? I can’t keep it from you any longer because I’m bursting out the seams! And truthfully, I don’t really want it to be a secret. Okay, here it is… I love you SO much and I haven’t even met you yet. I’ve watched…… Continue reading Dear E.,
Reflecting. Been slicing for a MONTH now. And I wonder what made this different than, say, a 30 day water drinking challenge?! Now that I’m here, I’m noticing that I haven’t written in a LONG time. And it feels good. Also, I’m really random. Also also, I was vulnerable and posted some of my slices…… Continue reading An open letter to you.
I love you so much, but I am leaving. I gave you EVERYTHING I had. I’m glad I did, because I got so much in return. I found deep joy in the kids. There was so much love. I know that this is the right decision, but it is very tough. Still so much love.…… Continue reading view
I’ve always been a singer of random tunesLike this morning when I chose to wear jeans instead of a dressAnd I made my way out of our bedroom singingI haven’t shaved my legs in a really long timeeeeeI was really getting into my jam when I walked into the kitchenAnd ran into my mother in…… Continue reading I’ve always been a singer… of random tunes
The guidance counselor came in yesterday to talk about problems. Her goal was to help the students figure how this to take a step back during a situation and think about the size of the problem. “Is this a big problem or a small problem?” We were hoping this would help them get a scale…… Continue reading Big problem, little problem
1. It allows me to become more comfortable being uncomfortable. Putting yourself out there is hard! 2. Community of slicers 3. Gives me more reason to work with my amazing curriculum coach, @onathought 4. An outlet for creativity and self expression 5. I can do hard things 6. I pause more and am mindful about…… Continue reading 31 Reasons to Slice
Thank you Anna Delvey, business woman, for inspiring my last slice. I DON’T HAVE TIME FOR THIS [more slices in March]!!!
Conveying the contents of your heart and mind on a page for others to read? Why do it? People will read your offerings; will agree or disagree. They might feel something, they may find common ground with you. But writing is most often not for you alone, but is an expression from one person to…… Continue reading ode to writing
15 and I were rebels today, while out shopping. We’ve been conditioned to go with the flow. To buy what we’ve always bought (or had bought for us). And never question it. Well tonight, we questioned it.We bought men’s deodorant.Have you ever wondered what Alpine Splash smells like? Or Wanderlust? Or Arctic Rush? Women’s deodorant…… Continue reading And today, we rebel