My Life as of Late: tl;dr

Howdy, y’all. Long time no share. Been a bit busy. the school year ended, finally, with much less drama than anticipated. am currently interviewing all over the place in hopes of securing a position for next school year… which means I have about six weeks of vacation left. “vacation”, hahahaha. somehow in the midst of … Continue reading

What I Love About My (Almost!) Husband

When I saw what Jenna at A Mama Collective wrote, I thought “there’s no way I should even try to tackle this”. After all, I’m not even married. Yet. But on the other hand, I know the man I’m marrying pretty darn well. If I didn’t, you can bet your bottom dollar there wouldn’t be … Continue reading

#7QT: In Which House Guests Crash My Place!

The family is coming, the family is coming!   — 1 — 2 years ago at this time, I was traveling to Virginia Beach to run the Shamrock Marathon. This year, I’m awaiting my many houseguests who will be staying for the duration of Shamrock Weekend. And this year, I’m running the Dolphin Challenge. 8k … Continue reading

5 Conversations With A 5 Year Old

Stories from my life as a teacher librarian in an urban school. Here’s a life-hint regarding children – If you invite open-ended questions, they will come. In the following scenario(s), I am bold. Students are not bold, although their questioning is bold. (See what I did there?) “Yes? Do you have a question?” Student 1: … Continue reading