Monthly Archives: August 2016

Summer Summation

This is the last weekend before I start back-to-school meetings.  Monday morning, I will start teacher in-servicing, curriculum planning, and syllabi copying for the beginning of the school year.  And though I am truly excited to meet my new students and to commence a fresh semester, saying goodbye to the summer is bittersweet. I had grandiose plans […]

Dream Animals

When my son was a baby, we read the same bedtime story over and over.  He picked the book, Dream Animals by Emily Winfield Martin, every single night– to the point where I memorized each sweet poetic line.  Since my son was a baby, this author and illustrator has released two more beautiful books, Day Dreamers and The Wonderful […]