At the Garden Kitchen we played a game where we smelled the leaves. The leaves smelled like apples, gum, and chocolate. They all smelled good. We watered the plants. They showed us broccoli that they were growing and talked to us about broccoli. I like to eat broccoli. This week in class we were learning about volunteering so that is why we went to Garden Kitchen. The ladies that gave us the tour were really nice to us. - Eric
We ride on sun Tran and sun Link We went to Mercado San Agustin. I like it ride on bus- Misty
It was fun taking the bus. The bus broke down. We learned how to be patient.- Eric
Today we sold coffee and tea. -Jess
We gave them ice and sugar. -Matthew
We used coffee cubes instead of ice cubes. -Misty
This time we had a cart. It was easier to use than carrying the tubs. -Eric
We made coffee and sold coffee as a team. We made towers with marshmallows and spaghetti. We tied strings to a cup and we put one cup on top of the other. -Matthew
It was a fun game.- Eric
We learned how to work together.- Misty
We went to the Jewish History Museum and got a tour. We also went to the Bodhisattva Institute. We went to Desert Ashram, the Islamic Center of Tucson and Christ Church United Methodist. We loved them because of how beautiful they were. - Matthew
I liked the different pictures. -Misty
We wrote thank you notes. -Eric
We really liked the Chinese Cultural Museum. - Matthew
It was really, really fun.- Eric
I liked to do the paper cut out art. -Misty
We studied and talked about sexual orientations at SAAF. This stands for Southern Arizona Aids Foundation. -Matthew
They were nice and helpful. -Jess
A lady talked about how a woman could love a woman or a man could love a man. This was on 4th avenue -Misty
We went to an Asian grocery store. -Eric
We tried things out like jelly soda, tea, almond cookies, mochi snacks,- Matthew
We walked around and looked at different kinds of drinks, furniture, lanterns, vases, and other things from Japan, China, Korea and Taiwan.- Matthew, Eric, Jess
Today we sold coffee at UCPSA. We asked them if they wanted ice. They all said, "Yes." - Matthew. We taught another class how to make black tea in a French press. -Jess
We showed the class how to make coffee. -Misty
We walked today to UCPSA. We sold them some coffee. -Eric
Misty- my boyfriend helps me with my stress.
I do house work everyday.
Eric- Workouts, push-ups, riding my bike and listening to Sean Mendez helps me with stress.
These posts are written by the students of the Employment Workshop Series.