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

Teacher Tuesday: 12 Lessons That Can’t Be Taught


Hi Friends:) As I discussed in yesterday’s post, last week was a crazy week at work. Something about coming back from a vacation the same week as a full moon that caused many, many of my students to make some really poor choices. Kids make mistakes. Thats how we all learn, right? By trying and […]

March 6, 2018

Teacher Tuesday: What Do We DO All Day?!?


Hi Friends, Happy back to school week, for those educators in New England who had last week off. I know for me waking up to an alarm again and dragging myself into school by 7am the last two days has been a painful experience. Okay, so, I am just going to dive in to today’s […]

February 27, 2018

Teacher Tuesday: Why I Will NEVER Teach Armed


Hello, So, I am taking a little break from the running-centric-positivity that typically is my blog to put my two cents in about a truly ridiculous response to the most recent school shooting. Now, I’m not going to lie; I’m a bit of a liberal. But I am also an intelligent human who understands that […]

February 20, 2018

Teacher Tuesday: My Vacation Plans

Life, Reading, Running

Hi Friends:) I’d like to share with you today my plan for my much anticipated and much needed vacation, which will be arriving in…. 4 days. 4 DAYSSSSSSSSS. Here’s the plan: Day 1: Long Run. Nap. Giftwrap. Day 2: Sleep in. Watch Harry Potter. Nap. Dinner and Mass with the fam. Sleep more. Day 3: […]

December 19, 2017

Teacher Tuesday: TEACHER GIFT GUIDE!!


Hi Friends:) A family member recently posted on facebook about teacher gift ideas, and all of her friends who were parents immediately posted “a mug and candy and/or cookies!” Not tryna be rude, people, but a human only needs so many mugs. And I sure as heck don’t need any sweets. For me there’s also […]

December 12, 2017