Y’all. Seven-year-old me was pretty great to have in a crisis.
Just when you thought the well might be running dry… I found my second grade journals. I had the same teacher in second and third grade so we had the same kind of daily writing prompt thing both years and I’m real glad I kept them all because there are some real gems in there,Continue reading “#tbt: Tales of a second-grade Laura”
Third-grade Laura is a damn liar. This does, however, document my first attempt at bullshitting an assignment – a trend that continued well through college.
As it pretty much does now, my third-grade happiness revolved around good television.
Among my 6 million jobs currently getting me to the next time I have full-time employment is babysitting. I’ve been doing a lot of hanging out with children under the age of 5 this summer. And that, as you may know, can come with some great stories. Because you never know what they willContinue reading “Maybe wait a little longer…”
Whenever I get stressed, I have dreams about high school or college. I think I’ve told you about this before. In the dreams I have already graduated, but then find out that there was a class I forgot to go to. Ever. Or a test I didn’t pass so my grades are all wrong andContinue reading “Been there, done that”
I take pictures for my job. But you already knew that. And write, of course. And sometimes the stuff I get to do I am amazed and excited to get paid for. Like last week, when I took pictures of a group of lunch ladies at a local elementary school who let a class fullContinue reading “Lunch Lady Land”
When asking a kid for his name after I took his picture at a school event for work – Me: What’s your name? Him: Pilot. Me: What’s your last name? Him: Fox Me: With one ‘X’? Him: Yep, and one ‘F’.
In addition to the skills I have to photograph athletic events, I also haven’t forgotten I’m a band nerd. I recently shot a couple schools’ band practices. Here’s some of them. The first one I like the most, on account of the shadows. And the fact that I had to climb up the tower someContinue reading “…and a little bit of that”