Back in Action

I created this website in 2012 as a part of my Master’s Portfolio. I’ve had the thought recently, “Thank goodness I created it then!” It would be very daunting, nowadays, to start a new professional website. In one capacity or another, I’ve been a teacher since I was 19. I could argue that my passion … Continue reading

Happy Birthday Mom – A StoryCorps Interview

This past March (2015), I saw in a Getty’s newsletter email the opportunity to participate in a StoryCorps project there. In StoryCorps’ words, “we’re inviting participants to reflect on what leisure and recreation means to people of different backgrounds, ethnicities, and generations.” I sent in a proposal/application to interview my Mother, Cecilia Ann Laidemitt, who … Continue reading