Sunday, July 15, 2018

Children of Blood and Bone Review

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Back in May, a colleague said to me, "We're reading this book over the summer." Only it wasn't a question, but more of a statement.  And being not one to say no to a book, I reluctantly said, "Okay," only because I'm not that into fantasy books, and also because this was a lengthy one...


Thursday, June 21, 2018

Visits from My Mother-In-Law



My mother-in-law (MIL) recently visited us for one week, and while she was here, she asked me a very interesting question...


Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Book Review for Then She Was Gone


I finished this book earlier today.  It gave me sleepless nights, and it had me asking this question...

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Summer Reading 2018


Once upon a time, there was this woman who started a blog because it brought her so much joy. At first, she had sooo many ideas, and she wrote and wrote, and posted and posted. It was as if she would never run out of ideas. She had hefty goals to post regularly, even several times a week. When that didn't happen, it became more realistic to post once a week. Sadly, these days, even that's a stretch...

Saturday, June 2, 2018

After the Last Day of School


After the last day of school, when all the kids are gone, teachers have post-planning which pretty much means we have a big ole party and celebrate the fact that we don't have to see another kid for two months. Just. Kidding!!!

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The Last Day of School














For the past several years, I have done this one special thing for my students. It happens on the last day of school, it's memorable, extraordinary, and it makes them cry every time...


Saturday, May 19, 2018

When Love Is the Way

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I have been eagerly awaiting this day! I set my alarm, and this morning I woke up super early to watch the fairy tale turned real life wedding of Harry and Meghan...