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Running In My Head

rantings & ramblings of a book-loving, coffee-drinking, marathon-running social studies teacher

Well, That’s One Reason (or Three)

Here’s what some of my student’s thought about my recent book adventure: Continue reading “Well, That’s One Reason (or Three)”

Saturday Morning Coffee

Thanks for stopping by this bright, sunshiny day. Sure is a change from the high winds and storms we’ve had around here the last few days. Pull up a chair. The coffee’s hot and strong. Continue reading “Saturday Morning Coffee”

Conversing Among Old Books

Yesterday, being bored, I aimlessly surfed the web. Do people still say that? “Surf the web.” As I told my classes back in August:

I’m not hip to the phrasings of the youths.

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Teaser Tuesday: How to Survive the Apocalypse

Like your favorite song coming on the radio back-to-back on separate stations, the Wheel of Time has turned ’round to Teaser Tuesday.

Just in case you don’t know, Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, and anyone can play along! All you have to do is grab the book you’re currently reading, open to a random page and share a few sentences from that page. But make sure you don’t share any spoilers! Continue reading “Teaser Tuesday: How to Survive the Apocalypse”

Saturday Morning Coffee

The coffee’s fresh, and I just opened a jar of home-canned peaches. Unless, of course, you’d prefer applesauce? I can never remember. But that’s doesn’t matter, because I’m so glad you decided to drop by. I know it’s been hit or miss the last few weeks. Continue reading “Saturday Morning Coffee”

Flight of the Bzzzzzzz

We had some visitors at school yesterday. We called a beekeeper, but they moved on before he arrived. Perhaps my excoriating attack on the dangers of hive mind drove them away . . .

Teaser Tuesday: The Book Thieves

Like a runner taking the last lap before the finish line, the Wheel of Time has turned ’round to Teaser Tuesday. Continue reading “Teaser Tuesday: The Book Thieves”

Am I not Turtley Enough for the Turtle Club?

Wednesday I came home to find this little guy in the driveway:


turtle club

Yes, little dude (or dudette), yes you are!

I Am The Beetletoed Jackneedle

Thursday reached the end of my countdown – ROAD TRIP!

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