Welcome to my site! 

This is my online home for whimsical writing, the occasional academic post, and photos of my darling canine.

Go straight to my blog for my latest musings, or click on one of the topics below.


Book Recommendations

Check out my book recommendations  and join me over at Goodreads

Miscellaneous Musings 

For some thoughts on the miracle of the crockpot, check out my post about learning to use this device. Then read my latest post about my ambivalence over big decisions and my simultaneous home improvement frenzy. 


Teaching Ideas


I taught high school English for four years at two different schools. Check out my thoughts about teaching writing, and then read about one of my favorite lessons ever. Wrap it up with my musings on leaving teaching to return to grad school