Lazy Day

It is spirit week at my school, and today is lazy day! That means that I am wearing sweatpants and a sweatshirt to work today. I vote for all Mondays […]

Broccoli Head

When I was a little kid, my grandpa used to tell me I was going to turn into a string bean, because that is all I ever ate. Well…if that […]

Summer is Back

Summer weather came back for the day! I took full advantage of the sunshine and instead of grading papers – we went to the dog park all afternoon. It was […]

Something New

I have said (about a million times) how much I rely on routine to keep my sanity. But today I tried something new. Pre-Run Meal: And then had to hang […]

Cookie for Breakfast

Meeker found a good kickboxing workout on instant Netflix for me this morning. The original plan was to ride the bike, but it was pouring rain. Oh well. Plan B […]

Thanks Goodness for Thursday

I have a teacher in-service day tomorrow, so it might as well be a Friday! I love teaching and being with the kiddos, but a day without them at school […]

A Square Meal

It’s no secret…I’m a snacker. I love snacks – it gives me more to look forward to during the day, and then it usually prevents me from gorging myself at […]

The First Step

“Half the game is 90% mental” – Yogi Berra When the alarm goes off at 4:30am, I always want to go back to sleep. Always. The hardest part of my […]

A Beautiful Thing

Lunch was the exact thing I had for dinner last night. It was perfect because I had recess duty, and after getting pelted with sleet for 25 minutes, a bowl […]

Track Tuesdays

Nothing like a good night’s sleep and a morning track session to pop me back into the routine. With the exception of a few running gear changes (a winter hat […]