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: Turtles All The Way Down by John Green


Life, Reading

Hi Friends:)   I have been a fan of John Green’s brilliant young adult novels since I first discovered The Fault In Our Stars a few years back. I’ve since read all of his novels, and just love the fast-paced dialogue and quirky characters that remind me so much of my own high school classmates. […]

October 28, 2017

Teacher Tuesday: A Glossary of Teacher Lingo


Life

Hi Friends:) Sometimes I land at a brunch table with a friend who is a teacher and a couple of friends who are not. It’s always an odd situation, because my teacher friends and I launch off chatting about our “Kids” (Note: we don’t yet have children, we’re referring to our students.) and using words […]

September 26, 2017

Teacher Tuesday: High School Resource Room Tour!!


Life, Reading

Hi Friends:) Some weeks I make a home cooked meal for dinner every night and spend my evenings composing well-written posts for you all to enjoy. Other weeks I have hummus for dinner for three nights in a row and barely post my “Teacher Tuesday” before the clock switches to Wednesday. Balance is the name […]

September 12, 2017

Friday Faves!


Life, Reading, Running

  Hi Friends:) I’ve been fully, fully enjoying my last full week of vacation before heading back to work next Wednesday. It’s been a super long time since I did a Friday Favorites post, so I thought I’d put one together to recap this week:) This J Crew Factory top that I am so excited […]

August 25, 2017

Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas


Life, Reading

Hi Friends:) I recently finished a wonderful and timely book that you might of heard a bit of buzz about. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas is titled after Tupac’s Thug Life acronym “the hate you give little infants f****s everybody,” and the book explores this concept in the most heartfelt, YA friendly way […]

August 19, 2017

Book Review: Everything, Everything, by Nicola Yoon


Life, Reading

So, firstly, you should know that I love a good YA Novel. I loved YA growing up, of course, but my love for it returned when i became a teacher. See, i remebered reading these great, compelling Young Adult novels when I was an actual Young Adult, and desperately wating to talk to someone about […]

May 22, 2017