“I’ve run a side business for 20 years, it’s my utopia and my getaway. It’s called BAI Landscaping. I love to clean up flowerbeds, trim shrubs, bushes, and mow my customers lawns. I go in and it doesn’t look too good, but at the end of the day, I look at the result and I can say that I did that. I’ve also been coaching for about 29 years now, and my proudest moments were district finals in 2004.
“When COVID hit it was hard because I didn’t have the interaction I needed with my students. To me it’s about making connections with the students. Not only do I get to teach them world history, I can teach them social skills, and how to communicate”