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photo courtesy of… gosh… who took this?

Well, I guess this is the part where I tell you something about myself.

Age: 32

Sex: Male

Occupation(s): English Teacher (formerly at Mountlake Terrace and Lynnwood High Schools in Seattle, currently Brooklyn School for International Studies), Guitarist, Husband.

Favorite Band(s): Lately, I’ve been listening to a ton of Blood Orange. And How to Dress Well.

Educational Philosophy: I believe that every student is capable of learning, no matter what he or she has been told in the past. It is a question of whether or not I am listening well enough to what they are trying to say. I value effective written communication and am passionate about story.

Official Photographer: All of the photographs appearing on this website are by myself or Alex Herbig. I allow for some use of my images, as does Alex, but please email me first. (Yes, I do copyright them. Yes, I know how much a stock photo costs).

Best food in Ballard: The best food in Ballard is located at Cupcake Royale. Because cupcakes count as food.

Best food in Brooklyn: Pok Pok. Hands down.

Anything Else? Questions? Comments? Concerns? Hopes? Fears? Dreams? Email me at isakson@mrisakson.com