#5SmartReads - August 23, 2021
Abigail on rifling, foraging, and ziploc bags.
Today’s regular guest contributor is Abigail! Abigail with This Needs Hot Sauce is one of #5SmartReads original contributors! See the question below to learn a little bit about her name. You can check out her writing and class options here!
Q: Name pronunciation + any back story?
A: [a·buh·gayl] There's a Jewish tradition to honor deceased relatives by using the first letter of their names. I like it because you can pick a name you love while honoring someone. I'm named after my great grandmother Ann, who I never met. It's a Hebrew name which means father's joy and I'm very close with my dad. Fortunately, my name is easy to say in Spanish which worked out well since I've spent lots of time in Latin America.
There is so much waste built into our society, from businesses, to schools, to individual households. Anna Sacks' work will outrage you (the dumped school supplies as teachers spend out of p…