Student Success Statement


” kind words can be short and easy to speak,

but their echoes are truly endless. “

– Mother Teresa 

Reflection: when you say something nice to someone, even if its just a small complement it can make their day 10 times better. Because your giving them a positive vibe and that stays with  them. If you make someone feel good about themselves then they will now be more happy with themselves mentally and more confident. They will now start to see what you see i them because they start to believe it.


Chicken Sliders with Herbed Mayo

Mama's Gotta Bake

When one is planning a Super Bowl get-together, one must give serious consideration to the refreshments. Because really, what is a Super Bowl party without the proper accouterments.  Like the Super Bowl itself, watching the game at home should be an “event”. I would be negligent in my duties if I only served chips and dip, and my husband and sons have come to expect more from me as the years go by. Chips and dip are still on the menu, because every sports-loving guy still loves and expects them, but I needed to serve something more substantial but still in the realm of down home comfort food.

Chicken Sliders seemed like the obvious choice, because you can hold them in one hand while your screaming at the tv and holding a beer in the other. I would call this kind of breaded and fried chicken, Chicken Schnitzel or Chicken…

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The Art of Flame and Bacon Cheeseburgers

Patrons of the Pit

It is a pleasant thing, the sound of a match striking the side of its patron box on a hushed, winter’s eve. Even that initial blast of sulfur off the flame, tho unruly and noxious, it still triggers IMG_11821memories long recessed for which I am glad. Memories of past cooks, and campfires, and fellowship with the flames.

Fire. It’s part of the allure of outdoor cooking, I think. We get to play with fire. Upon lighting the charcoal this evening, I may have regressed to the age of ten again, doing things I probably ought not to. But I couldn’t help it, it’s fire after all. That brilliant, orange-fluttering seduction of heat and light, that which boys are irrevocably drawn. And tonight, I frolicked in the flames. I noticed with tongs in hand, if I tapped a charcoal chimney that which smoldered heap full of maturing coals, I got…

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Occupational Therapist


Duties and responsibilities: Occupational therapists treat injured, ill, or disabled patients through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. They help patients develop, and recover. They mostly work in offices of occupational therapy or in hospitals. Some work in schools, nursing homes, physicians’ offices, and home health services. Therapists spend a lot of time on their feet while working with patients.

Salary: $75,400

Education: Occupational therapists typically have a master’s degree in occupational therapy. They also need to take an exam All states require occupational therapists to be licensed or registered

Reflection: I think I might like to be a occupational therapist because they help people with their disabilities and recover. I like helping people and it doesn’t sound like it’s a hard job but I think I might need to study the body and stuff to be able to work on that. But the only thing I don’t like about this job is that you constantly need to keep up with the illnesses and have to keep going to school.


Student Success Statement

” The best way to predict your future is to create it. “

– Charles Ketterer

Reflection: only you have the power to create your future. Nobody can make it for you unless you let them, be smart and make the right decisions. Take the action to make the future you want for yourself. If you don’t liken what you see in your future then that’s your fault because you had the chance to change it yourself.