Summer Fun Reading List

One of my favorite things to do is read. I remember being a kid, sitting on my bed with books scattered everywhere, completely immersed in a good story. I read everything - Sweet Valley High, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Ramona Quimby, Superfudge, Stephen King books, Nemesis (my first Isaac Asimov book). These days, it's... Continue Reading →

Teacher Summer PD Resource

I just completed my first year of teaching high school English. During the year, I spent time planning, grading, lamenting, crying, drinking, and sleeping in various proportions depending on the time of year (does inadvertently becoming an amateur wine connoisseur count as teacher PD??). I had a lot of OMG moments - good ones, bad... Continue Reading →

Moving Day!

It's kind of cool how we can separate our lives into neat little definite chapters. I've had many in my life and my latest one is just starting. My latest chapter ended with this little piece of paper:My next chapter begins with a move. In order to save on expenses and get Tommy in a... Continue Reading →

Lazy Summer Days

"Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer's day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time." ~ John LubbockI found that quote on the inside of a magazine. Although technically it's not officially summer... Continue Reading →

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