The housemates and I walked in the Denver Pride parade yesterday and it was awesome. We represented Denver Public Schools. Great energy from everyone, those walking and those watching. The weather held out the whole time too and was relatively cool even. The organizers of our group did an amazing job getting us t-shirts and … More Pride & family
Today I went to scuba orientation with Gene and Elisabeth (Sidney didn’t have to go since she’s already certified). We watched a video about safety and then went over what the scuba class will look like and some of our options for our open water dives that we have to take before we get our … More Scuba & Pride
Sidney and I volunteered at Samuels Elementary School this morning. Once a year, Excel Energy sets up volunteer opportunities and this year I decided I wanted to take part. I went to Samuels for 5th grade so when I saw they were an option, I knew I wanted to go. While Sidney painted a United States … More I volunteered to pick weeds
My department had a Halloween-themed meeting yesterday. Since the meeting fell on the day before Halloween and one of Denver Public School’s mottoes is “Fun” we had a costume contest and brought in sweets to share. I made chocolate chip cookies and pumpkin bread. Although I didn’t dress up, I did end up getting my face painted a … More Halloween at work
I spent yesterday volunteering at Denver Public School’s 8th grade career fair at the National Western Stock Show. The event was about 4 hours and roughly 4,000 students attended throughout that time. This was my first year volunteering for it and I didn’t quite know what to expect. I ended up helping wrangle classes of students … More Volunteering at 8th grade fair
Yesterday I went to an event called Taste of the Far Northeast. It was an event put on by the business clubs of one of the high schools I work with. For $3 you got in and had an array of food and entertainment choices. There was Chipotle, Qdoba, Chick-fil-A, Menchies Frozen Yogurt, and a … More Day 313. Taste of the Far Northeast (Denver)
I have quit my job at Dish. Yesterday was my last day in the office. But let me rewind a bit. About a month or so ago I decided to start casually looking for jobs. I had been getting bored at my job and knew that I wasn’t being utilized to my full potential, and … More Day 236. I’ve got some news!