Continuing to read:

Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort and Joy by Sarah Ban Breathnach

Heart Talk:Poetic Wisdom for a Better Life by Cleo Wade

The Dutch House narrated by Tom Hanks

Just Kids by Patti Smith


movie: Christmas in the Smokies

series: The New Girl Thanksgiving episode

I am looking forward to reading:

Buddhaland Brooklyn by Richard C. Morais

Author: Rae Longest

This year (2019) finds me with 50 years of teaching "under my belt." I have taught all levels from pre-K "(library lady" or "book lady"--volunteer) to juniors, seniors, and graduate students enrolled in my Advanced Writing class at the university where I have just completed 30 years. My first paying teaching job was junior high, and I spent 13 years with ages 12-13, the "difficult years." I had some of the "funnest" experiences with this age group. When I was no longer the "young, fun teacher," I taught in an elementary school setting before sixth graders went on to junior high, teaching language arts blocs, an assignment that was a "dream-fit" for me. After completing graduate school in my 40s, I went on to community college, then university teaching. Just as teaching is "in my blood," so is a passion for reading, writing, libraries, and everything bookish. This blog will be open to anyone who loves books, promotes literacy and wants to "come out and play."

2 thoughts on “SUNDAY SUMMARY”

    1. My friend’s mother in law gave it to me when she was downsizing to move. She said, YOU may want this one. I started in October, and will continue all through 2021. It speaks to me.


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