16-17 Reflections

Wow. This school year was crazy, and it went so quickly! During the middle, I thought I wouldn't make it out alive, but now that it's over, all I can talk about is how "fast" it went. I read a motivational post earlier this year that said something to the effect of, "why do we... Continue Reading →


May confessions

Guys. I haven't really been around lately, and I apologize. At the end of March, my grandmother, who I continue to love with all of my heart, passed away on my birthday. And while I'm coming to terms with that, the rest of the year hit me like a ton of bricks. It was a... Continue Reading →

Feel good Friday

Hey everyone! Sorry to be absent from the blogosphere (do people still say that?) lately ... this spring seems to have been a non-stop slew of crazy things. I used to publish a "joli jeudi" post where I'd share happy moment from each week, and I've got a lot to share this week that won't... Continue Reading →

La Manie Musicale: year two!

Hey all, sorry to be absent from the blogosphere lately! I'm just letting everyone know about my (really late!) plan for Manie Musicale. I had a lot of help choosing songs from Megan, who has a great list of songs for her upper levels. I wanted to change some things up from last year, because... Continue Reading →

My first Movie Talk

Good morning, world! I was actually kind of sad to have an ice storm and terrible road condition day off today because yesterday I tried my hand at my first Movie Talk, and I have to say, it was AWESOME! I was really excited to continue those activities today! Before I tell you about my... Continue Reading →

#OneWord2017 – Intentional

It's no secret that I had a rough 2016 - from beginning to end. I know that I'm not the only one, but it has inspired me to do another #oneword for the year - intentional. I love this #oneword because it speaks to both my personal and professional lives. The definition of "intentional" is one of... Continue Reading →


Friends, I am weary. I am worn, and I am exhausted. The Dark, Evil Vortex of Late September, October, and November is almost over, and whether you believe it exists or not, it has gotten the best of me. I sit here, typing this post with a stack of 90 IPAs that I've had for... Continue Reading →

“I can” goal stamps

Wow, am I sad that I won't be at #ACTFL16 - it's only Monday and I'm already seeing so many great tweets and plans to meet up ... I'll have to be there with you in spirit! In other news, a lot of people have been asking to see my new document that includes I cans... Continue Reading →

#langchat sessions at ACTFL!

In the event that you're reading this hoping to see me at ACTFL, sadly I will not be attending. But that doesn't mean that I can't help out my fellow tweeps who will be representing #langchat while in Boston! Here's a list of langchatters who will be presenting at ACTFL - be sure to stop... Continue Reading →

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