Hello, Summer.

  Oy – Am I horrible at blogging or what? Here’s a quick catch up of the last — six months!? (um, I also see that my post before that was last summer, so obviously I’m amazing at keeping a blog) January – February – March – April – May were lesson planning, teaching, keeping … More Hello, Summer.

Deck the halls!

Today is Christmas-decorating day! Our Christmas decorations are sparse this year—no big tree, no ornaments, no lights. Why would we opt to not decorate for the best holiday of the year? Great question! Here’s a piece of huge news: Nate and I have bought a HOUSE!!!!!! And here’s the huger news: We settle three days … More Deck the halls!

The Way Life Should Be

Look at the sea, girls–all silver and shadow and vision of things not seen. We couldn’t enjoy its loveliness any more if we had millions of dollars and ropes of diamonds. –Anne of Green Gables As promised, a glimpse into a gorgeous week in Maine. Wondering about the title? That’s the tagline on the state highway … More The Way Life Should Be

Maine.

** It’s opener, out there, in the wide, open air. ** Dr. Seuss A sneak peek of our beautiful trip to Maine, and an update to my favorite map! More to come!

Year in Review

Can you believe another one is gone? The older I get, the faster time seems to go. My guess is that will continue to be more and more true. I’m sitting here sipping a cup of tea and thinking of all of the crazy (and awesome) things that have happened in the last year. Besides … More Year in Review

Quality Time

If there is a perk to teaching it’s this: a long break just about smack in the middle of the school year. We have almost two weeks off for Christmas this year, which leaves plenty of time to visit with my family in Buffalo and still have days to relax before the second semester starts. … More Quality Time

Good Tidings We Bring

December is always a busy, whirlwind month. I can’t believe the countdown to Christmas is single-digits already. Or that I can count the days on one hand! What a beautiful time of year. Everywhere I turn I’m reminded of the things God has blessed me with and the things I will never stop being thankful … More Good Tidings We Bring