Movie Mondays: Twilight’s Breaking Dawn: Part 1

Fiction Fridays: Elin Hiderbrand’s “The Castaways”

Elin Hilderbrand is my personal mentor right now through her book The Castaways. I am working on the second draft of my novel, which is about a group of couple friends (plus one little brother), and Hilderbrand’s novel is the

Taste Tuesdays: Potstickers–The Stickier, the Better?

I attended the …

Blog Break!

So…I have blogged every day since January 16, 2011 (not too shabby, right?!) and have decided to give myself a break because I have¬†several HUGE deadlines looming plus a few small deadlines all due in early September…which is crazy considering …

Double post Monday! New Yahoo! article

A peek at what I’m looking forward to this summer break:
A Teacher’s Perspective: What I’m Looking Forward to for Summer Break


Hey everyone,

Just had to let you know that we have someone interested in publishing our book! Nothing is finalized yet, but good things are happening!!! As my facebook status says, keep your fingers, toes, and anything else you can

Double post Sunday! New Yahoo! article

The assignment? Write about local breweries in your area. Being a craft beer lover, I couldn’t pass this assignment up, so I wrote about our one and only microbrewery, Moon River Brewing Company. Check it out here:
Moon River Brewing

School Sundays-Having to “Filter” Myself

One of the most difficult things about teaching for me is that I feel like I have to “filter” myself–not revealing too much of my personal life, or sharing my political beliefs, or mentioning celebrity gossip (which is one of …


Had to double post today because TODAY is the biggest day of my writing career SO FAR!!!!! My first published piece is out in the world today: MUSIC MATTERS: LIVE MUSIC SUMMARY. PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK TO READ …

School Sundays-Three Day Weekends

Three day weekends are so crucial for teachers and students to keep our sanity, and they always come at the perfect time–just when we think we can’t take it anymore, a break comes, and we get that mental and emotional …