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Two Writing Teachers
I told people that I was open and available for volunteer opportunities.
They took me seriously.
I'm a new member of the Monarch Butterfly program at the local nature center.
Sounds impressive? You betcha! One two-hour training felt like a graduate-level course.
Next week I'll be helping clients with special needs at a day-long fun fair.
I get to play carnival games with a buddy, then enjoy a karaoke party. I'm super pumped!
This nearly-empty-nester-teacher who thought she would have LOADS of time to fill this summer...