It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 5/23/16

This week is the last week of my first year teaching! As my last day nears I am a mix of emotions: happy to have completed the year, sad to leave the kids,… Continue reading

Top Ten Books I Picked Up On A Whim

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Here are the top ten books I picked up on a whim, some good…others not so good: 10.… Continue reading

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 5/16/16

As the school year winds down, my reading life has picked back up. I’ve created several TBR piles for the summer, preordered a few books on Amazon, and have scoured the school library… Continue reading

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 5/2/16

My reading goal for the year is to diversify my reading life. Typically I gravitate to the same type of characters, so this goal has pushed me to get uncomfortable. Here are a… Continue reading

Cause I Ain’t Got a Pencil

This year, my first year teaching, has been a whirlwind to say the least. It has been scary-easy to get caught up in the documentation, assessments, administrative expectations, and daily preparation. When my… Continue reading

Top Ten Books Every Memoir Lover Should Read

After teaching a memoir writing unit, I have fallen in love with the art of memoirs. Moments can easily get lost in the mix of life, but once the moments are penned we remember.… Continue reading

Top Ten Books I’d Give Theme Songs To

Just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale… A tale of a fateful trip… That started from this tropic port aboard this tiny ship. I absolutely loved Gilligan’s Island when I was… Continue reading

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 2/15/16

I’m definitely enjoying my Monday off in observance of President’s Day. Yay for a break during the slump of February! Although I haven’t had much time to blog recently, last week I managed… Continue reading

Bumps and Bruises

Today when I was grudgingly putting dirty laundry into the washer, my forehead decided to fight the cabinet. I came away with all of the laundry successfully in the washer and a gnarly… Continue reading

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 2/1/16

This week I have read books that now top my all-time favorite lists. Isn’t that what reading is about? Finding the next best book, learning from it, and appreciating it. It’s Monday! What… Continue reading