Somehow it is more than halfway through June, I'm officially done teaching for the school year (what a WEIRD end to my first-year of teaching), and I am ready to play catch-up...starting with my wrap-up from last month! May was a busy month for reads: I read nine books I hadn't read before and two... Continue Reading →
Hello Fellow Book Lovers! I have sat down at my desk for the past few days to write this post, and just haven't been able to do it. I have the quarantine blues, coupled with the rainy day blues. All productivity went out the window--bye grading, bye assignments, bye exercise motivation. However, the sun has... Continue Reading →
Hello and Happy May! My first segment for "Reading the Classics" was so long ago, that I forgot it was even an idea I had! The original idea was that I would read classics I had not read before, and as usual, provide commentary. Perhaps this is blasphemy as an English major and a Language... Continue Reading →
I have been telling myself to write this review for a couple of weeks now, and finally, here we are! Despite my inability to stick to any sort of schedule, I am SO excited to talk about this book. Last month, I read The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley, and... Continue Reading →
Hello, and Happy Monday! This next week "Distance Learning" begins to roll out in our district and so I am relishing in the last few weekend hours (I'm writing this on Sunday and posting Monday) before it is back to work and its weirdness tomorrow. If you have been following my posts at all, it... Continue Reading →
Sun’s out, let’s garden.Got the pots, got the soil—what will we plant first?