The Week in Reading #imwayr 5/18/20

It was a really busy week with the summer semester starting, so I didn’t read very much, but everything I finished was a five-star read. I’m not sure I’ve ever read a poetry collection where every single poem speaks to me in some way, where I legit love every single poem in the book. Even…

Things I Wish I Loved But Don’t: Slice of Life #sol20

This topic came from a suggestion on Shawna Coppola’s blog. running puppies staying up late parties public speaking corn e-reading house cleaning tempeh sewing summer fireworks paperwork mashed potatoes camping meditation electric blankets lined notebook paper What are some things you wish you loved but don’t?

The Week in Reading #imwayr 5/11/20

On the blog: A celebration of the Pulitzer Prize announcements A selection of my best cat photos from the past week In reading: My new favorite professional development book! I’m going to try to write a longer review later this week, but briefly: Dr. Muhammad introduces the Historically Responsive Literacy Framework she developed to address…

Celebrating the Pulitzer Prizes: Slice of Life #sol20

I started my day with the news, and today was yet another day when the world–when Americans–were too much for me. What has sustained me through the last twenty-four hours is reading and rereading these enlightening paragraphs from Dr. Ibram Kendi’s latest piece in The Atlantic: Slaveholders desired a state that wholly secured their individual…

The Week in Reading #imwayr 5/4/20

On the blog: I finished up National Poetry Writing Month! A slice about Nagini, an outdoor stray who has taken up residence in our garage. A new wordless feature for Saturday, better known on the interwebs as Caturday A curation of six articles I thought were worth sharing In reading: The third volume of Virginia…