Poet of the Month: Gwendolyn Brooks

Welcome to the first (of many I hope) installment of my "Poet of the Month" series. I love poetry and I have been realizing lately that not only have I not been diving into the poetry world as much as I would like to, but that there is also so much that I don't know... Continue Reading →

Reading Challenge 2020: April

Hello! Last time I checked, today is Thursday towards the end of June...and knowing that this post is technically for April just really fits with my personality and aesthetic. 🙂 The challenge book for April was A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende, challenge being to "read a book that was originally published... Continue Reading →

May Wrap-Up

Somehow it is more than halfway through June, I'm officially done teaching for the school year (what a WEIRD end to my first-year of teaching), and I am ready to play catch-up...starting with my wrap-up from last month! May was a busy month for reads: I read nine books I hadn't read before and two... Continue Reading →

Review: Real Murders

Hello Fellow Book Lovers! I have sat down at my desk for the past few days to write this post, and just haven't been able to do it. I have the quarantine blues, coupled with the rainy day blues. All productivity went out the window--bye grading, bye assignments, bye exercise motivation. However, the sun has... Continue Reading →

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 →

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