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A Lesson in Silence

Every morning I get breakfast ready, stroll to the nearest television, and turn on the morning news. I try to catch the 7 AM news because it gives a run…

What I Cannot Live Without This School Year

The school year is coming! The school year is coming! In a few short weeks, most of us will back in the swing of waking up early, teaching, caring for…

Happy Anniversary: One Year with 422History

Today we are celebrating the one year anniversary of 422History! It has been a long year, busy, and crazy, but it has been wonderful. Now I am celebrating the one…

Half-Year Check In

Hello! Hello? Can anyone hear me? It’s been how long? Summer is in full swing. It’s hot. It’s sunny. And it is sooo busy! I have been running around like…

Our New Family Member

In early February, my husband and I decided to buy a dog. It was a whim to do it NOW, but we had been talking about getting a dog for…

Old Year, New Year

Happy 2017! We survived 2016! Woohoo!! I actually didn’t realize that people were hating on 2016 until like, yesterday. Apparently it all started with the death of Carrie Fisher and…

Wanted: Refreshment

  While I absolutely love teaching, it can be hard. I don’t mean the extra three hours of work at home (on top of staying late at school). Or the…