Friday Favorites!!


Life

Hi Friends! I actually have a few new things that I am totally obsessed with and wanted to share with you this Friday. I’m headed to New Hampshire to visit my family and log some lake time and a long run this long weekend, and I’m excited to bring a few of these items along! […]

May 25, 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

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

March Goals (Only a Week Late!)


Life

Hi Friends:) I haven’t done a goals post in SO LONG. But this month, I have a whole lot of things that I want to get done. So I’m going to put them out there, and wish that the universe will look favorably upon my hopes. Before I dive into this month’s goals, I wanted […]

March 7, 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┬áLaura Hillenbrand that tells the story of Louie┬áZamperini, 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

2018 Goals!


Life

Hi friends:) I am stuck inside yet again today. Winter Storm Grayson hit Boston so, so hard, which means school was cancelled both yesterday and today. It’s -1 outside with wind chill, so I’m feeling a little bit trapped. In a response to this trapped-in feeling, I am making some goals for this year. I […]

January 5, 2018

Teacher Tuesday: My Class’ DREAM High School Book List!!


Life

Hi Friends, As a special education teacher for students with mild/moderate learning disabilities, I do a lot of reading comprehension support in my small group tutorial classes. I have loved reading since I was a kid, and I always feel so sad when my students express disinterest or worse, straight up distress about their reading […]

January 3, 2018