Gathering Blue

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Oh Lois Lowry how you have let me down. I have purposefully avoided reading the other books in The Giver series in fear that they would not be as good. I finally summoned up the courage to read the second … Continue reading

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Guardians of the Galaxy

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Here is to a relaxing weekend!!! Yesterday I attempted to go to school and get some work done. I had a mountain of copies to make and was looking forward to tying up some lose ends. I got to school, … Continue reading

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And summer ends

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School officially started this week. I am happy to be back at work and have something to keep me occupied. My class sizes are crazy and filled with even crazier kids, but I love it. Crazy kids fit in perfectly … Continue reading

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And on and on…

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Tomorrow the new school year officially begins. I am all ready for my new batch of students and all the excitement they will bring. The year will go quickly and I look forward to it. I am a tad nervous- … Continue reading

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Two Movies in One Day!

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Today was a surprising, semi-relaxing last day of summer vacation. My mom mentioned last night that she wanted to go and see a movie today. ┬áNow, following my mom’s track record I figured that she would not be feeling up … Continue reading

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The Silver Star

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Tonight I finished The Silver Star by Jeanette Walls. I enjoyed this novel, but not as much as I enjoyed Jeanette Walls’ memoirs. I could not put down The Glass Castle and Half Broke Horse, but struggled a bit to … Continue reading

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An Almost New Car!

I finally got my car back today and it looks better than ever. I am so happy. The rental car was fun to drive, but nothing beats my car. I learned how dependent I am on my car. I missed … Continue reading

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Chet and Bernie

Today my mom and I went to Vroman’s Bookstore to see the author of the Chet and Bernie series- Spencer Quinn. The Chet and Bernie series is a recent discovery of mine. It is a mystery series about a private … Continue reading

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Grateful

I had a major breakdown yesterday. It has been building and yesterday I erupted. It has been building for a long time. And after the explosion was over I felt no better. FML (Fuck my life) is going to be … Continue reading

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Earth to Echo

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I have wanted to see Earth to Echo since it came out. When I saw it was at the $2 theater I had my Saturday figured out. I planned my day around the movie, which included some lunch and grocery … Continue reading

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