Haiku a Day: Day 5

I made a schedule. I check things off one-by-one.Quarantine routine. Do I like to cook? Not alone. Not for myself. But still, I must eat.

Reading Challenge 2020: February

Hello Darlings! While social isolation and the quarantine have been difficult in a few ways (my school is closed, breweries are closed, suddenly I don't care about anything on Netflix), this also gives me time to actually read more and post more regularly. I love to read, and I love to talk about what I... Continue Reading →

Haiku a Day: Day 3

The neighbors next doorare loud. They shout, snarl, scream.Still, I try to sleep. First YearA first-year teacher was promised many hardshipsexcept pandemics. Hand sanitizer: You are popular now butsoap is still better.

Haiku A Day: Days 1 & 2

Hey all! Next month, I was supposed to start a poetry unit with my 7th graders, and I was INTENSELY looking forward to it. (I love teaching poetry.) One of their assignments was going to be to keep a haiku journal for a week. I had an idea that during this period of social distancing,... Continue Reading →

Reading Challenge 2020: January

Obviously, you have read the title of this post, maybe squinted your eyes slightly in thought and asked yourself, "Wait, isn't it March?" Yes, yes it is. Hello, I'm Megan and I don't always get things done in a timely manner. I was completely oblivious to my reading challenge when it was actually January, and... Continue Reading →

So many of the stories that have moved, taught, encouraged, inspired, and stuck with me throughout my life have been written by women. Some of these are pictured above. Happy International Women's Day to all of the incredible women out there!

Reading List: March 2020

Happy Wednesday, and Happy March! After a long day of helping 7th graders with essays, PD, and grading, I came home today and decided to skip my run (I will make it up) and get caught up on my reading notes and blog stuff. One of these days--I say this every month I think--I will... Continue Reading →

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