Midsummer Check-In

Being a teacher, I try to spend my summer days relaxing (especially after this particularly stressful and exhausting school year). My summer to-do list starts off with a number of things on it, and although I cross off some of them as the weeks go by, I find myself adding to it and so it … Continue reading Midsummer Check-In

Reopening the Library

       When non-essential businesses had to close up at the beginning of the shelter-in-place orders, I really wasn't too bothered by it. My family and I try to live within our means and by the motto, "Live simply, so others can simply live." Fortunately, it hasn't been too drastic of a change for … Continue reading Reopening the Library

A Reverence for Words

rev·er·ence [rev-er-uhns, rev-ruhns] noun a feeling or attitude of deep respect tinged with awe; veneration The idea of a reverence for words came from one of the books I just finished reading. The book's story takes place in a society where written words are symbols of the past, of an era of decadence that is no longer tolerated. Writing becomes sanctioned by the people of power, which means everything … Continue reading A Reverence for Words