Happy New Year!

It is January 1st, 2016 (edit: technology troubles prevented me from posting this then) and I, like many others, am trying to get my life together. I understand the frustration from people who look down upon those who take the new year (specifically resolutions) seriously– after all, it is an arbitrary fresh start and anyone whoRead more

Five & Five

Hello, everyone! It has been awhile. I have this great life plan that I am going to be an awesome blogger (maybe even have thousands of readers and make money off my blog someday…), but so far work and other parts of my life have been too overwhelming for me to really commit to theRead more

Last Week’s Workouts/Camping Trip

“Happy” Columbus Day! I’m not really a fan of this holiday, but I hope that you got the day off! As for me, I’m currently in denial about the fact that I teach at the only school in Memphis (I believe) that doesn’t have a week of Fall Break right now… A sleep related side note:Read more

The Terrible & Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances

Happy Monday, everyone! My Monday has gone better than most. Despite getting a less than desired amount of sleep last night, I woke up feeling pretty refreshed. I had a good day at work with my students with minimal stress. I packed a healthy lunch for once and finished a book during my lunch break. I’veRead more

Sun, Sand, and Jellyfish: My (Short) Florida Vacation

Hello, everyone! How is your work week going so far? It’s hard to believe it’s only Tuesday… This week seems especially long since I am getting back into the groove of a full work week after a mini-vacation over the Labor Day holiday in Florida. My parents are now both (after a two year struggleRead more