Mad teenagers

There are a lot of things that get 11th graders mad. Also. The “creepy uncles” stands for Bill Crosby since I told the kids they couldn’t name specific names ....more

Nope.

Today I received my "All the Nopes That Ever Noped in Nopeland" tshirt from Awesomely Luvvie, and it put a much needed grin on my face after a stressful few weeks.I ordered this tshirt for it to become my designated shirt of choice to wear when essays are due and students are trying their best excuses out on me....more

Nope.

Today I received my “All the Nopes That Ever Noped in Nopeland” tshirt from Awesomely Luvvie, and it put a much needed grin on my face after a stressful few weeks. I ordered this tshirt for it to become my designated shirt of choice to wear when essays are due and students are trying their […] ...more

Not my Funday

The Bangles were wrong. Sunday is not my funday. It’s too close to Monday ....more

Frozenly ever after?

I have “Elsa nails” for my little cousin’s birthday party tomorrow. Ish just got real. #letitgo ...more

One year ago

One year ago I was nesting, grading, and stressing over marking period grades. Tonight I’m going to bed and sleeping in until 7:15 ....more

Six years

Six years and one day ago my cousin was born.As the oldest of 13 cousins, new babies aren't something I'm unaccustomed to. This one, however, was different.She was the first baby born since my grandpa passed away.She was also the last new grandbaby my grandpa knew about....more

Six years

Six years and one day ago my cousin was born. As the oldest of 13 cousins, new babies aren’t something I’m unaccustomed to. This one, however, was different ....more

This is why we can’t have nice things.

Today I was trapped in a room with teenagers. It was terrifying. I was in one of my classrooms after school, prepping for my Slam Poetry Club meeting ....more

Let it go.

I went to Target today, and apparently there’s some Frozen event going on this weekend. They had a Frozen section with an icy backdrop meant for those under 4 feet tall, and I felt a twinge of jealousy. It probably didn’t help that I specifically was at the store to search for a non-cliched Frozen […] ...more