Quote of the Week // End of Summer

Quote of the Week // End of Summer

 

Summer Sunday

I love how this simple metaphor epitomizes my feelings about August: the sense of finality and melancholia I experience every Sunday evening, as my weekend is drawing to a close, is intensified each August as summer tapers to an end. Fortunately, August brings with it a sense of excitement and fresh beginnings as we enter into September. (Am I the only one that considers September – and not January – the beginning of a new year? Or is that just a thing among teachers and students?)

In order to fully enjoy these last days of summer, and to allow myself time to focus on my plans for the coming school year, I will be taking the next couple weeks off of blogging. But don’t worry, I’ll be back! As of this month, I have a complete year of blogging under my belt, and I don’t intend to give it up any time soon. See you in the “new year!”

The House I Loved // Book Review

The House I Loved // Book Review

The connections shared among people tend to be fairly easy to classify: each person that passes through one’s life can be described as a stranger or an acquaintance, a friend or a family member, a confidant or a romantic partner. . . . Though the relationships themselves might not fit neatly into these discernible categories,Continue Reading

In the Spotlight: Podcasts for a Better Life

In the Spotlight: Podcasts for a Better Life

What do you value most in life? Is it your family? Your relationships? Your faith? We all have different answers to this question, but for most of us, the things that are most important are likely not the material possessions or financial/occupational/educational achievements that society deems worthy of our time and attention. Sadly, it isContinue Reading

My Favorite Post EVER!

My Favorite Post EVER!

I’ve dreamed of writing this post since before I even had a blog. At times I wondered if I would ever get to write it. But the joyful day has come when I get the pleasure of sharing you, my lovely readers, some wonderful news: I am pregnant! I think it goes without saying thatContinue Reading