Book Review: Girl, Wash Your Face


Life, Reading

Hi Friends, So, I don’t typically go for self-help kinds of books, but I love funny nonfiction books by strong, successful women, and Rachel Hollis’s new work of non-fiction totally fit that bill. This book also spoke directly to a challenge I’ve been working so hard to overcome. The full title is Girl, Wash Your […]

May 24, 2018

Book Review: The Night Circus by Erin Morganstern


Life, Reading

Guys…. I FINALLY FINISHED A BOOK! And it was awesome. Mostly. Okay, so, The Night Circus by Erin Morganstern is technically a fantasy novel that follows the rials and tribulations of a traveling circus in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. There are dozens of characters, all very, very well-described, and all with key […]

May 16, 2018

Half Marathon Training Monday #3+ Random Life Updates


Life, Reading, Running

Hi Friends:) I’m going to dive right into my weekly workout recap then tell you about my life this week.   Monday: Barre class Tuesday: Barre class Wednesday: 45 Minutes Swimming Thursday: Barre class+ 40 Minutes Swimming Friday: Barre class Saturday:  1 Hr. Spin Class Sunday: Barre Class Total Weekly Mileage: 0 🙂 I wasn’t able to update much this week thanks to […]

May 13, 2018

APRIL GOALS!


Life, Reading, Running

Hi Friends:) Just dropping in to tell you about a few goals I’ve set for myself this month!! Focus on Core Work: I’ve been neglecting my core work throughout this marathon training season, and I am starting to feel it. I’m going to try to do an ab routine daily this month…so far, so good!  […]

April 6, 2018

Teacher Tuesday: Let’s Talk About Phones


Life, Reading, Writing

Let’s talk about phones and education, kay? I am having a rough year when it comes to student cell phone use. I have a clear policy (although my school and district do not, which concerns me…). I contact parents, and I have designated spots where phones should be kept during class time. But today’s teenagers […]

April 3, 2018

Book Review: The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily


Life, Reading

Hi Friends, Maybe you haven’t heard, but here in Boston we are getting absolutely pummeled by a series of Nor’Easters. Yesterday we had a full-on Blizzard, which forced me indoors all day, except for a 1-hour shoveling shift in the evening. When all was said and done, we got about 15.5 inches of snow in […]

March 14, 2018

Book Review: Landline by Rainbow Rowell


Life, Reading

Hi Friends:) Look at me! posting twice in one week! Hooray! Okay, so, in case you’ve never looked at my Book List, I am a HUGE fan of Rainbow Rowell. I’d read everything else she’d written already when I spotted a used copy of Landline on sale at my favorite thrift shop. I scooped it […]

February 14, 2018

Book Review: Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand


Reading

Hi Friends:) My parents read this book years ago and recommended it to me. Unbroken is a brilliant piece of historical non-fiction by Laura Hillenbrand that tells the story of Louie Zamperini, an Olympic runner and WW2 POW, and his comrades. This book was highly talked about when it was first published back in 2010, and it […]

January 24, 2018