If you haven’t been following this blog, you don’t know that I am about to move for a new teaching job, and I’m about to start a whole new phase in my life. Because of that, I don’t have much time to blog. So this blog is like when your favorite TV show is on a break and you see a rerun. It’s a rerun blog. Enjoy some of my favorite posts I have made in the past. And hopefully I will return next week! My favorite fictional love stories (Part 1/???) The stages of going to a book sale… 4 Tips for Surviving anRead More →

Here’s a break from your regularly scheduled blogging for you… I don’t check into this site as much as I should, but with summer break on the horizon, I want to turn that around. So what blogs should I follow?  What blogs should I read?  I love books, teaching, writing, pop culture, movies, Broadway, adulthood struggles… You name it. Tell me what to check out.  Comment here.  Promote yourselves if you want to.  Why should I check out your blog?  I want to!  Here’s me breaking out of my shell.Read More →

I hate waiting. I don’t consider myself the most proactive person out there or anything, but I would rather be working for my own destiny than waiting for something to happen. Waiting and waiting and waiting. I’m sure the anxiety doesn’t help.  I get sick to my stomach.  I get shaky.  I forget out to breathe.  And I agonize.  I agonize over the wait and every little detail. Tomorrow I find out if I have a job still or not.  Maybe.  How am I supposed to wait for that? How am I supposed to get over my waiting nerves?  How can I keep my mindRead More →

I don’t know what I am going to blog about. I usually like to plan these things in advance.  I try to be interesting for you all.  I really do. Today though, everything is uncertain.  My life, my job.  I’m twenty-seven years old, and I don’t know for sure where I’m going to be in a month. I envy the people in my life who don’t plan.  I envy the people who can pick up and move across the country, without a job in line, without an idea of where they are going. I like to know what’s coming next.  I like stability and continuity. Read More →