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Video Games

Video Games

Video Games Video Games. Video games are a great way to relieve stress, & a great way to spend your time. I started playing video games when I was about 8 years old. My dad had just bought my siblings & I a PS2 or a PlayStation 2. It was the coolest thing...
Hello from sunny Italy!

Hello from sunny Italy!

Hello from Sunny Italy! A couple blogs ago, I wrote about my favorite trip. I actually had the opportunity to go to Italy again! First things first, the food was to die for. Everything was delicious, from the pasta to the gelato. Also, the food was actually...
Social Media

Social Media

Social Media How do you feel about Social Media? I honestly don’t know how I feel about it. I mean there are some positives & some negatives like all things. My personal experience is both positive & negative. For instance, a pro is that you can communicate...
Favorite Holiday Memories

Favorite Holiday Memories

Favorite Holiday Memory Do you have a favorite memory from a holiday? Like, one that’ll make you remember those holidays for holi-DAYS to come? I actually do. I have one that really sticks out to me. This particular holiday memory was about when I was 12 or 13. My...
What are you thankful for?

What are you thankful for?

What are you thankful for? What are you thankful for? Thanksgiving is right around the corner, & in that spirit I’m going to write a gratitude post. What is it that I’m grateful for? I’m grateful for many things, places & people in my life: I’m grateful for...
Problems with Public Transportation

Problems with Public Transportation

Problems with Public Transportation The public transportation system in Illinois is a complete mess. I can say that because I take it every day to work & am almost always late by 30 minutes to an hour. Or, I’m sitting on a bus for 3 hours on the way home. I can’t...
My Favorite Pair of Shoes

My Favorite Pair of Shoes

My Favorite Pair of Shoes Do you have a favorite pair of shoes? Or did you have a favorite pair of shoes? My favorite shoes in the world, & I’ve tried many different brands of shoes; are Vans. I have had Vans as my main shoe for the last 10 years. No, not the same...
Self Confidence/Self Image

Self Confidence/Self Image

Self Confidence/Self Image  I’ve come to notice something about myself. I often think I can’t do things. No matter what it is.  Even if it’s as simple as doing something for a teacher or writing a blog post. I always think it’s going to be received terribly or...
Chez’ Francois Poutinerie

Chez’ Francois Poutinerie

Chez’ Francois Poutinerie Last night, I had the privilege of going out to Chez’ Francois Poutinerie for dinner. What is so special about the restaurant? It’s autism friendly! That was an automatic plus for this blogger! Their specialty is poutine. Poutine is a...
You know what’s Funny?

You know what’s Funny?

You know what’s funny? You know what’s funny? Let me tell ya. I’ve come to realize over the last few years that ourstudents are the most grateful & happy people in the world. Why you may ask? They arethankful for all the love, support & friendship they...