4,500 Miles of Windshield Time and We’re Still (Happily) Married

Road trips should be a part of premarital counseling. Honestly. I mean can you think of any better way to test compatibility? After almost 29 years, I can honestly say there is no one I'd rather travel with. We keep each other entertained. And there is always Sirius Road Trip Radio to pass the miles.…

Back to Normal (As if That’s a Thing)

Seems a lifetime ago that I had a Monday morning like today. A little GMA while drinking a soy latte. (Made for me by me. Sorry Starbucks.) Sprouted grain toast covered with a liberal layer of Earth Balance and freshly ground peanut butter. And laundry. Lots and lots of laundry. And in between loads of…

Feeling a Bit Melancholy After This Thanksgiving Weekend

It was a different kind of Thanksgiving. Typically, Thanksgiving is a blur. And a bit stressful. In all honesty, as much as I want it to be all about family, Thanksgiving feels like one big checklist. I don't think I ever fully appreciated the day. But this Thanksgiving was different. To begin with, we kicked off…

Finally…My Year End Reflection

It's been almost 2 weeks since I packed up my classrooms and locked the doors. And since that time, I haven't had a chance to come up for air. But in a good way. I've been on the move. And yes, this is how I am justifying my absence from the blog. Besides, I needed…

Spring Break 2018 (No Swimsuit…Just Skis and Jumper Cables)

It's been a while, hasn't it? Despite my best intentions to be more consistent with my blogging, a few weeks have elapsed since my last post. My excuse? In the world of education, it's EP season, so too much a considerable amount of my 'free time' has been devoted to writing my documentation log for…