FC: Amy Jasionowski: An Autobiography | Alook back at 60 years...
1: I was born 1990, the 2nd of three children. | The cat we got in junior high, Riley. | As a child, I was very interested in plants and animals and wanted to be a zoologist. | Rydal Elementary | taken at age 17 | My family in 2008
2: Peru | In 2006, when I was 15, I went to Peru. Here is a poem I wrote in my travel journal before the trip...
3: PeruPeruPp | El Sol Peruano Vi los colores Del sol peruano Fue solo un momento Pero despues nadie pudo pararme De hacer el zambullo I saw the colors Of the Peruvian sun It was only for a moment But after, no one could stop me From taking the plunge
4: The summer I was 16, I got selected to go on a People to People trip to Greece, Italy, and France.
6: High School | High school proved much more eventful than junior high. I was able to go to prom twice and got a firebird too.
7: In June 2009, I graduated at age 18.
9: After graduating Abington High School, I went off to attend Temple University when I was 18. I spent a year abroad in Germany at 20. My German teacher influenced me to do so.
10: When I graduated college at age 22, I had enough saved up from summer jobs to rent an apartment in the city with my boyfriend, I was immediately hired as a German teacher at a nearby high school.
11: Saladworks -- my first job at age 18.
12: At age 26, I got married. | By the age of 36, I have 3 children. | At age 28, I moved into Society Hill in Philadelphia.
13: Eve, Ethan, and Nora | By the age of 36, I had 3 children. | Nora at 9 months
14: At the age of 35, I was hired as the head of a high school language department. For my job, I had to know French, German, and Spanish.
15: At the ae of 35, I was hired as the head of a high school language department. I must speak Spanish, German, and French for my job. | By the age of 55, I could converse in German, Spanish, French, Polish, Ukrainian, and Portuguese.
16: At 55, I retired, and at age 60 bought a summer home in Brazil that I now live at with my husband throughout most of the winter months. | Tp
17: Today, I enjoy Polish cooking with ingredients from my own garden. I also have a sprawling collection of garden gnomes and pink flamingos. I will continue to wear my chucks every now and then, no matter how old I get.