WWW Wednesday (01-17-18)

Hi friends! WWW Wednesday is a meme currently hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. Game plan is simple – answer the three questions and leave a link on Sam’s post. Kind of like Goodreads but more intentional. The Three Ws are: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish … Continue reading WWW Wednesday (01-17-18)

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Review: The Best Kind of People by Zoe Whittall

George Woodbury is a beloved science teacher who once saved the local school from an armed shooter. Fast forward a decade and the same science teacher is in prison after being accused of sexual misconduct with four students. The Best Kind of People by Zoe Whittall is the story of the family as they await … Continue reading Review: The Best Kind of People by Zoe Whittall

Monday Milestones: Fitness Junkie by Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza

Fitness Junkie by Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza is the perfect balm for this ex-New Yorker's soul. I remember when I lived in the city the immense pressure put on you by the fitness community to be up to date: in the know of all the hottest classes and events, a visitor to all the … Continue reading Monday Milestones: Fitness Junkie by Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza

2018 Challenge Update (Week 2)

This past week was my last week on break before college classes pick up again. I picked up several shifts substitute teaching to pay for text books, and was able to read a bit in the classroom. In total I completed two more books last week (one was for book club), and have about another … Continue reading 2018 Challenge Update (Week 2)

Monday Milestones: Finding a Work-Life Balance: Why Self-Care Is Not Selfish

In an effort to get my life in order in 2018 I attended our local Young Leader organization's luncheon this past week with my friend  Sam from Momma Runs on Plants, where the speaker gave a talk on the importance of work-life balance. If you are like me and love blogging, you know that the … Continue reading Monday Milestones: Finding a Work-Life Balance: Why Self-Care Is Not Selfish

2018 Challenge Update (Week 1)

After a whirlwind of activity that was my semester and then diving straight into the holidays I enjoyed having last week off to decompress and mentally refresh. Anne was in school and my husband was at work, so I relished having the house to myself. I return to the research lab this week, and my … Continue reading 2018 Challenge Update (Week 1)

Review: The Vengeance of Mothers by Jim Fergus

It's the 1870s and the United States Government has made an agreement with the Cheyenne: 1000 white women as brides in exchange for 300 horses. A secret program, this exchange takes place right before the end of the American Indian War... One of the biggest shames of our nation's past. The Vengeance of Mothers by … Continue reading Review: The Vengeance of Mothers by Jim Fergus

Review: The Martian by Andy Weir

So I feel like I am one of the last people in the universe who has read The Martian by Andy Weir. And appropriately enough, it was my last read of 2017. I just had no idea how good it was going to be. Another lesson in not judging a book by its cover (I … Continue reading Review: The Martian by Andy Weir