Pavaraga just opened several weeks ago but it is a cafe that is a must! With the many flavors and colors of the Hawaiian Islands, the coffee here does not disappoint. I, along with my fellow bloggers from SDFBN, had the opportunity to sample some of their menu items, courtesy of owner Leo Pavaraga. Some … More Aloha from Pavaraga!
This fall marks 10 years that I’ve been working as an educator. First as a long-term substitute, then as a general education teacher, now as a special education teacher. Next week, I’ll return to the general education setting teaching a 2/3 combination class. As I reflect upon my teaching career, I’m reminded of the struggles, … More Here’s to Teaching!
Last Sunday, I had the distinct pleasure of dining at JRDN Restaurant at the Tower23 Hotel located in the heart of Pacific Beach. My fellow SDFBN bloggers and I got to try delicious off-the-menu items created just for us! And Head Chef DJ Tangalin’s creations did not disappoint! My blogger squad, along with the cool … More Enjoying Filipino-Inspired Cuisine at the Beach!
Every once in a while, I like to partake in a cardiovascular activity outside of running. Anything that gets the blood pumping (whether it’s walking, rock wall climbing, tennis, even yoga, etc.) is always fun especially if you get others to join you. On this particular early summer day, I had ventured on a hike … More A ‘Potato Chip’ That’s Healthy for You
Comic-Con International was yet another memory-making event with both exciting and unexpected moments! The thrill of the win and the anguish of defeat had clearly made its way. Changes in popular culture and trends were also evident here. However, just like in years past, a fantastic time was had (always at the expense of sleep). … More San Diego Comic-Con 2015 Extravaganza
San Diego Comic-Con has a special place in my memory because when I first went, it was all about being a fan of comic book stories, authors, and artists. Hollywood and its massive fandom wasn’t there yet. So I’m proud to say that I knew what San Diego Comic Con was like many moons … More How Reading Comic Books Made Me a Better Learner
Believe it or not, I hate working out. I still do. I wasn’t a fan of it in middle school or in high school (I took a weights and fitness class too). Being sweaty and gross wasn’t cool to me. Suffice to say, I was not the most athletic kid growing up. I didn’t really … More Run, Mikey! Run!