Tag Archives: Arkansas

The Nutcracker and the Gourd

Once I decided I was moving, I had to tell my students. Now, college students come into a class at the beginning of a semester and leave at the end. Teachers are paid to teach, students pay to learn, and … Continue reading

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Atlanta: Diverse and Awesome

My area of Arkansas has always been very…White. There is basically no diversity in the whole town. Unlike me, Carlton grew up in a predominantly Black area of Arkansas. Unfortunately, racism was a pretty big thing while I was growing up, and … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Junction

After I survived my first solo adventure down the freeway, I expressed my excitement to Carlton. His response and solution: drive more. It makes sense. Practice makes perfect and all. So, the next day he was off, which was a couple weekends ago, we … Continue reading

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Arkansas: Dirt Roads and Weather

My friend, Kayla, can’t wait to see posts about Georgia. She has already heard a couple stories about it that I plan to share soon, but to get to that, you have to know a little more about the layout in … Continue reading

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From Possum Grape to the Big Peach

I’ve never talked about my hometown very much on my blog, since most of my topics are about communications, news, or life events that happen away from home. Most people that I meet first remember me by my hometown: Possum … Continue reading

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Choose Your Weapon Wisely (AKA Guns, Cannoli, and the Bible)

My boyfriend has been saying “Leave the gun. Take the cannoli” a LOT lately. I … sad to say…don’t really know the full context of what that means because I have never seen The Godfather. I know, I know. Shame … Continue reading

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