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I am currently on cloud 1000000000.  Let me explain … Before I was a traveling fool and  doting wife I was working on my masters.  In health.  Before that, I was a high school health and PE teacher.  basically sue on glee, haaa no.  at least i hope not.  You might be scratching your head since below i’m making madelines and i speak of cheese on average every other post.  (hey you have to live a little!) But Sweet friends, I am obsessed with healthy, clean, green, organic living.  I thank my mother who is a million light-years ahead on all health matters. I will put it this way – she made all our baby food, had four natural births, and not a soul would be caught dead trading snacks with any of us on the playground.   My first semester in graduate school I was introduced to the wonder of alice waters and her edible schoolyard in california.  and that was it!  i was hooked.  that’s pretty much all I could talk about, all I wrote about in grad school.  One of my dreams is to develop one in my hometown.  I’ve got lots of dreams, but this is on the top of the list.  Today I met with a man who runs one about 20 minutes from me.  And to finish my masters I’ll be taking over.  I’ll have 20 undergraduates to schedule and keep on top of.  I’ll be helping with fundraising, curriculum, and the best part – teaching these kids how to garden!  and all about nutrition.  science. our environment.  I’m so excited, I can barely contain myself.  Plus – everyday will be spent outside with kids, fresh air, and plants.  We’ve also already talked about making this a permanent position for when I come home from Switzerland next year.  
the point is – dreams come true.  one little piece at a time.
what is your dream?
some music for you to think on.  Cranberries – Dreams.
xoxox
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18 Comments

  • Reply Rhiannon Nicole

    I just wrote down each and every one of these quotes. I needed this in my day so thank you 🙂 XO

    November 15, 2010 at 8:45 pm
  • Reply Mary

    Wow congratulations! That's awesome! I love it when people get to do what they are truly passionate about. Good for you!

    November 15, 2010 at 8:55 pm
  • Reply Liz

    that is so amazing! congrats! what is my dream… that's a very good question. I think I'm still figuring it out.

    November 15, 2010 at 8:59 pm
  • Reply CINCHED AT THE WAIST

    this is marvelous monday inspiration, thank you for sharing : )

    November 15, 2010 at 9:35 pm
  • Reply justinec19

    So, so happy for you. This seriosuly couldn't happen to a sweeter, more amazing person. You deserve this just for bringing so much delight and happiness to all of us who get a glimmer into your fairy tale. Long may it continue. xx
    p.s. Perhaps there'll be some garden inspiration feature on your blog somewhere down the line?! – when you get a sec of course!!

    November 15, 2010 at 9:57 pm
  • Reply diane @ a spot of whimsy

    that is wonderful news! congratulations! i love hearing when people figure out their dreams 🙂

    November 15, 2010 at 10:10 pm
  • Reply grace

    wow! that sounds like the perfect gig… congrats!
    its inspiring to hear about things working out so perfectly for you, and to hear about finding (and getting) an ideal job.

    November 15, 2010 at 10:26 pm
  • Reply Beth

    That is awesome!! Wow, my dream would probably be something similar to what you'll be doing!

    In my early 20's I started to develop an interest/obsession in all of the things you mention, but by then I had already graduated with a degree in PR & Marketing. Not that I don't love my job in publishing (I do!), I've just always dreamed of doing something with food. Perhaps one day….

    November 15, 2010 at 10:42 pm
  • Reply A Wedding Story

    That is so cool!!! Congrats!

    November 15, 2010 at 11:42 pm
  • Reply the friendliest flower

    those quotes were soo great i loved all of them! and wow that is so fantastic! im so happy for you that you were able to find a job you loved!

    November 16, 2010 at 12:52 am
  • Reply Emily

    further proof that dreams and fairy tales both come true! Yay for dream jobs!

    i will need regular updates and tips on how to grow healthy food. i will stockpile these tips away until i can start a garden of my own. THAT is one of MY dreams.

    as is getting into residency. stay tuned for updates on that little piece of info…

    November 16, 2010 at 3:08 am
  • Reply Brittany J. Swota

    Congrats Beauty! You deserve it!

    November 16, 2010 at 3:32 am
  • Reply Sara Bentley @ Purses Pastries Etc...

    Such an inspiring post! I am SO happy for you!! Thanks for sharing your joy around the world 🙂
    p.s. these quotes… perfect!

    November 16, 2010 at 11:19 am
  • Reply Diana Mieczan

    Good for you,sweetie..Congrats!!! Those quotes are so amazing and so inspirational:) Wish you a wonderful Tuesday,sweetie
    Kisses

    November 16, 2010 at 12:21 pm
  • Reply Bridget

    ok this is AWESOME! i am loving this dream!!

    my mom sounds a lot like your mom. 4 natural births (one home one in which my dad delivered my sister!), super crunchy like back in the 70s before being crunchy was cool, sprinkling wheatgerm in our oatmeal, etc! we need to meet and just become real life friends.

    November 16, 2010 at 1:15 pm
  • Reply Sist and Sist

    i have goosebumps! Wow permanant position! AMAZING! I love you – so proud!

    November 16, 2010 at 1:38 pm
  • Reply Kristen

    this is so awesome! congratulations 🙂

    November 16, 2010 at 6:09 pm
  • Reply Juliet {the juliet notes}

    Congratulations!!!! So happy for you!

    November 16, 2010 at 8:18 pm
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