How to Escape for Spring Break Without Leaving Home

Last year during spring break, I took my dog and ran away from home. (We came back.) This year, I decided not to go anywhere during my week off, but I still craved that feeling of escape. I wondered, Is it possible to have a low-key, stay-at-home spring break AND get away at the sameContinue reading “How to Escape for Spring Break Without Leaving Home”

Mid-Year Crisis

Teachers, listen to me. No, seriously, pick your head up off that desk or out of that bucket of wine, and LISTEN. I get it. I really, really do. It’s the end of February, which means… You have six weeks until the STAAR test and eight weeks of lessons that you need to teach beforeContinue reading “Mid-Year Crisis”

Why I Ran Away From Home

I love my home. I love my husband. I love my life. But two days ago, I took my dog and left it all behind. Let me explain. Teaching takes a lot out of you. Not only is it a lot of work, but it’s a lot of extroversion. You have to be ON allContinue reading “Why I Ran Away From Home”