For my thesis paper, I decided to focus on Native American literature that we have discussed in class. When we read Apess’ “An Indian’s Looking-Glass for the White man”, I was instantly taken to a moment in my life, last semester, when I taught a 3rd grade class on Native American history. I think what… Continue reading
Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, I find it entertaining to tell people this fact about myself to accompany their astonished disbelief that people can actually grow up in an urban environment. Yes, it is unusual to my suburban/rural friends outside of the state and random people I meet at work, but nonetheless it… Continue reading A New Yorker’s Nature
What does it mean to be an American? Well, if you ask my mom she will instantly point her finger towards me and say that I am the definition of an American because I am the first one in my family born in this land. Yet, even though all my family members have their citizenship… Continue reading Life, Liberty & The Pursuit of Happiness
When I thought about the issue about environmental habits my initial defense to this topic is to say that I am almost always environmentally friendly. However, “almost always” doesn’t count and this weekend proved me wrong, for the better I would like to think. This past Labor Day weekend, I had a wonderful opportunity to… Continue reading Save the Tap!