A girl and her cat take on the world with nothing more than a cup of tea and a good book and enough dreams to fill the universe.

What Comes Next

Last week, my one goal was to finish I’ll Give You the Sun. Of course, life got in the way of that goal and it didn’t happen which means that … Continue reading

February 2, 2016 · 6 Comments

Runner Nerd

Last weekend, I was staying at my boyfriend’s house and I had a six mile run on the docket. Normally, I get up and run at 5 AM, but since … Continue reading

January 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lost Connection

Connect – to relate to or be in harmony with another person, one’s work, etc. ; to establish communication between; put in communication. Connecting is a huge part of teaching. … Continue reading

January 28, 2016 · 1 Comment

Sister Sun

I’ve finally fallen back into my happy world of fiction reading. These forays into nonfiction reading have been informative, but they’re exhausting. There’s so much to learn from those books … Continue reading

January 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Late Nights

Late nights are not the best times to make decisions, but surprisingly that’s when I make the decisions that push me the most too. Those split second, foggy minded, why … Continue reading

January 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Feedback Promises

Recently, I have been reading a professional development book over giving effective feedback that my district asked me to read at the beginning of the year. It’s not a thrilling … Continue reading

January 21, 2016 · 2 Comments

Battling Humanity

Haruki Murakami’s novel 1Q84 has been longingly staring out at me from bookshelves across the nation. It’s always the book I pick and up and read the back of, get … Continue reading

January 19, 2016 · 2 Comments