In elementary school, there was a day when we learned about disabilities. We had to go around to the different disability stations in the classrooms and try to complete tasks with various things making the tasks more difficult. For instance, we had to try to button a shirt with socks on our hands, then practice [...]
I recently wrote about middle school, but now I’m going to take it back 4 more years to elementary school. From 2nd grade to 4th grade, the “smart” kids in the gifted program were shuttled to a different school once a week to take on more enriching lessons than say long division (which [...]
My newly renovated alma mater recently held an open house for people in the community and alumni to finally get to see all of the changes. I decided to go and thought nothing of it – I wasn’t expecting to get emotional in any way, shape, or form. However, when I arrived at this brand [...]
Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.
-Horace Mann, the first president of Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH
I recently spent some time in Yellow Springs shopping, eating, and enjoying the town – that same day I read an article in the Dayton City [...]
Rick Scott, governor of Florida, stated recently that tax dollars should not be used to fund liberal arts programs – specifically anthropology. He feels that tax money should only be used to fund programs where jobs are plentiful, asking “is it a vital interest of the state to have more anthropologists?” This from a father whose [...]
When I was maybe in middle school, we took a trip to a special exhibit at the Dayton Art Institute. I can’t remember what exhibit it was or even exactly when it was but there was a painting I’ve remembered all this time (just not the identifying information like artist’s name, title of the [...]
Welcome!I love Dayton, I've lived here for all of my 26 years and don't plan on settling anywhere else. I started this blog as a way to showcase the best of Dayton (as seen through my perspective) and also to share some of the things that occupy space in my mind, namely beauty, home decor, quotes, and various aspects of my life.