2017-2018 School Year

Tomorrow is the first day back at school for the 2017-2018 school year!!! Wow it's crazy that I am going into my 4th year of teaching and even crazier that I'm moving to a new school! There was a lot of heartache this past year and although I am nervous for this new school (and [...]

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Museum Madness: Making the Most of your Museum Visit

Ok so not everyone loves museums, they find them dusty old places that are pretentious and no fun. Unfortunately, many people enter into these sacred halls less than enthusiastic and then they continue to perpetuate those negative thoughts. However, I have to admit that some people will never be "museum people" (my sister being one [...]

Summer Book Swap!

Every summer my husband and I have this fabulous tradition where we swap books and we each pick out a book that the other person HAS to read. It really forces you to go out of your comfort zone and provides great topics of conversations as we read through the books. Here are the books [...]

Prepping for the Course

Tomorrow starts my 3-week summer program: Religious Worlds of New York. In anticipation for this whirlwind academic adventure, I have been doing some intense reading (all provided by the Institute thank you very much!). The reading, notes, and research is what I miss most about university life - but certainly not the papers & exams! These [...]