Life sometimes doesn’t go the way we thought it would and I would have to say that in the past year, my life is no longer on the path I thought it would be. There have been some life-changing events that I’m not sure I would have made it through if it hadn’t been for my family and friends. I am certainly not going to get into the details of those events right now – possibly in a future post – but I do know that these events have affected my world in a way I never would have imagined. It is along this changed path that I am having to rediscover who I am and what it is that brings joy into my life. It is along this avenue that I’m traveling that I am learning how to navigate the new waters I find myself in. Sometimes these waters are rocky and full of storms and on in other moments, the waters are deceptively calm. Continue reading
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
-P. G. Wodehouse
Many times conversations have begun with the discussion of books, at least for me they have. Even before I became an English teacher, many of my conversations growing up and in college were about the books that I had read or was currently reading.
Growing up, my parents always read to me and then Continue reading