• Souls Departed

    November 7, 2012 ishabelle

    This post is a day late. My late stepmother’s birthday was yesterday. However, as always, I have been caught up in work and other personal stuff, so I wasn’t able to stop and write about something. She was a fun person. She wasn’t the usual stepmother character that used to be portrayed in fiction where she had imaginary horns and always made things difficult. In fact, she was kind and nice to me. She did not treat me like a…

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  • This One’s For You, Teacher Alice…

    October 6, 2012 ishabelle

    A couple of days ago, I lost one of my favorite teachers. Alicia G. Sarmiento When I was in grade school, she has been a huge influence. I always looked forward to the things I learned from her. I didn’t really like school, but I loved learning, and the things I learned from her have made a huge impact on me. I’ve always looked up to her. For me, she was next to perfect. I loved her not only because…

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