random thoughts

Summer Reading

As a special education teacher, it is always bittersweet when summer finally arrives. I am beyond ready for the break from IEPs, meetings, and SOL drama. However, the thought of leaving “my kids” is heartbreaking. I call them “my kids” not because they are “sped” but because during those 9-10 months of school I spend so […]

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The Powers of Negativity

I am no stranger of thinking negatively…from thinking I am the most unattractive woman around to thinking that the stranger next to me is a serial killer. Although, really, that last one might be more of a paranoid side effect of reading too many Ted Bundy true stories, along with living in Tallahassee, Florida years […]

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My Year in Books..the end of 2015

Every January, Goodreads asks about a reading goal. Every January, I type in my book number and start a list of books to read. Today, I looked back at the books from 2015 and realized that (1) I didn’t read enough books and (2) I forgot to put some books on Goodreads, but I still […]

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