Great Expectations

The title of this post is reminiscent of the Charles Dickens classic about how unfulfilling the expectations of wealth and status are, while loyalty and morality are the elements that guide us to true fulfillment. But this isn't a post about Charles Dickens, or the moral journey of his protagonist, Pip. Instead, it is about … Continue reading Great Expectations

5 years later…

In my very first class of college, the professor started with an ice breaker for everyone to get to know each another.  The question was, "Where do you see yourself in 5 years?" My answer revolved around being a teacher, and hopefully, out of school with a job.  That was it. I didn't think of … Continue reading 5 years later…

Expect the unexpected

I am a person with the highest expectations.  I strive to be the best just as much as I want the best for the people that surround me.  Lately, I have been learning that the higher the expectation the greater the disappointment. I am just now seeing that the higher we hold ourselves, but even … Continue reading Expect the unexpected