9. July 2014 05:51
Tariq Abukhedir is a former student of mine. I used to be the librarian at Universal Academy of Florida, a private Islamic school in Tampa, FL.
I was shocked, sickened, and horrified when a former co-worker posted a photo of Tariq badly beaten on her Facebook page. This was someone's child, he lived in Tampa, and that alone made me upset. At first I did not realize that I knew him, because he was unrecognizable. I knew the name, but honestly I know a lot of Tariq's and I know a lot of Abukhedir... [More]
6. July 2014 11:33
My new favorite term is "jacked up." As in: My knee is jacked up. My foot is jacked up. My hands are jacked up. Urban Dictionary defines "jacked up" as:
1. not working properly or as intended. 2. having used a large quantity of speed, cocaine, or other amphetamine. 3. cut or lacerated by means of a make-shift knife or blade. see SKIV 4. In generally poor or injured condition.
In my case, I'm referring to numbers 1, and 4.
My Plantar Fasciitis, while getting better is still causing me issues. I b... [More]
2. July 2014 14:03
Wow. What a week it was. My girls left for summer camp on Sunday June 22nd. They were gone for the entire week!!
They were so happy when I dropped them off! They couldn't wait for all the Girl Scout fun to begin!!
I did miss them while they were gone, but it wasn't all peaches and cream for Miss Ella while she was away. She lost part of her braces, and she also got pushed by one of her fellow campers because she was annoying. She ended up with a big bump behind her ear, and still now, 4 days l... [More]