Category Archives: Work

The things I get paid to do.

I’m a S.W.A.M.

Categories: Education, Family, Featured, Life, Musings, Work

My plans for my degree have been to be a scholar. … I spend my day observing a small case study of all the learning and child development theories I’ve spent over a decade studying (ie, I spend the day playing with my daughter). Keep reading

Choosing a job

Categories: Work

My grandpa lived through the depression and was of the opinion that if you had a job that supported your family that was more important than if you liked your job. And at certain times there is wisdom in that. Keep reading

Choosing to fly a jet

Categories: Education, Family, Gospel, Science & Tech, Work

In sixth-grade I was going to be an astronaut/teacher/author. … It did not take me long to decide that being an astronaut was probably not the right career choice for me. I could have made it work, but it would have interfered with other plans I had for my life. Keep reading

Choosing to fail or quit

Categories: Education, Life, Musings, Work

Making the mistake of choosing to fail through non-decision should be a choice you only make once. But choosing to quit does not make you a quitter or a failure. Keep reading

Who knew!

Categories: Work

The only problem is being coherent enough when the phone rings at 5am to figure out what I’m doing that day. Keep reading

The entire world flips upside down

Categories: Family, Gospel, Musings, Work

Apparently women are now in control of this nation … This shift is changing every aspect of our culture, including our most intimate relationships within the family. Keep reading


Categories: Education, Work

I have stood in front of a classroom as a teacher every August since. Until this August. Ten Augusts of starting a new school year as a teacher. This August, not by my choice, I’m not. It’s strange. I miss it. Keep reading