Getting Back to It.

Hello. Long time, no see. Lately, I've been thinking about all of the things that I just suddenly stopped doing whenever I got my job. All of these things I managed to keep up on despite taking at least 18 credit hours each semester in college, through student teaching, and all the craziness that comes … Continue reading Getting Back to It.

College Tales – Part One

While I was in college, I had the honor of going to a juvenile detention to earn some field hours. That was how it started, at least. If I had known how much the experience would stick with me, I would have gone into it with more than just completing a requirement of twenty hours. … Continue reading College Tales – Part One

A Letter to New Teachers from a New Teacher

Hello, If you're anything like me, you're feeling a little overwhelmed, a little excited, maybe a little prepared or under prepared. And that's okay. It's those things that will push you to do your best and to be the best that you can be for those students who enter your classroom. I was hired in … Continue reading A Letter to New Teachers from a New Teacher

“Speak” by Laurie Halse Anderson Book Review *no spoilers ahead*

This is one of those books that I've thought about a lot even when I'm not reading it. It's one of those that just sticks with you. I am so glad that I read this book again! I did not own it until recently when I picked it up at a thrift store. I was … Continue reading “Speak” by Laurie Halse Anderson Book Review *no spoilers ahead*

Camp NaNoWriMo July 2019 Wrap-Up – Lure of the Monster Update 2

Phew. It was a whirlwind of a month for Camp NaNo July 2019 edition! I was hired for my job during that month, but the craziness that came along with that thankfully didn't start until August, so I am able to announce that I was a winner! I reached my 50,000 word count goal the … Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo July 2019 Wrap-Up – Lure of the Monster Update 2

“Life at the Speed of Us” by Heather Sappenfield Book Review *no spoilers*

Where to start with this book. I knew going in that this was one book that you either like or dislike, based off the previous reviews on Goodreads. I wanted to like this book. So much, and I did, when I started it. As the book goes on, it morphs in a way that you … Continue reading “Life at the Speed of Us” by Heather Sappenfield Book Review *no spoilers*

“Finding Mr. Brightside” by Jay Clark Book Review *no spoilers*

Sometimes, I get in a mood to read a certain genre. Then, I go onto my digital library to find books to read since my real library is about half an hours drive. Normally, I put my name in for several books at once if they are on hold and then I search for one … Continue reading “Finding Mr. Brightside” by Jay Clark Book Review *no spoilers*

“Crazy Rich Asians” by Kevin Kwan Book Review *no spoilers*

I'm not usually one who will watch a movie before she reads the book, but I did that with Crazy Rich Asians. When I first heard about the movie/book, I thought that it was going to be about a bunch of rich Asians who were off their rockers. I did not realize that it was … Continue reading “Crazy Rich Asians” by Kevin Kwan Book Review *no spoilers*