“Growing up, I played with the idea of being a teacher”. Semester 1 of Year 1 in Teaching is almost over, here’s an update on how things are going in and outside the classroom.Read More
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TULSA, Ok. – Winds swept smoothly across students faces, while parents scanned the field with focused eyes. September 20th was the night: the first official football game at home. With the clock trickling down to the final seconds before kickoff, the announcer bellowed the starting lineup for the Mighty Titans. The sky illuminated with scarlet-orange rays […]Read More
Give people their flowers while they can still enjoy them. Join me in spotlighting someone who inspires me and learn how she turned the table through meaningful relationships.Read More
For many of you that read my blog, I have always written about content that just sparks my mind and heart when I feel like it. However, there will be a new approach to writing (at least for the next 8 to 15 weeks). I’m bringing Grad School Life to alexasmakenzie.com So, for all the […]Read More
I’ve finally gotten settled into my apartment and life is going is so well thus far. Whether you’re getting your first apartment in a new city or changing apartments in a college town, here’s a list of things that make living on your own (or with roommates) so much easier (and not break the bank!) […]Read More
If I had a theme song for how my life has been going so far, I would immediately choose “Knuck If You Buck” and “F.A.V.O.R” by Kirk Franklin. (How about making a mashup of the two, lol) As happy as I am to be exploring a new city as a resident, as well as connecting […]Read More