My Apologies

Currently, we are halfway through July already (wow and thank goodness) and my blog posting has dropped in frequency quite drastically. Where I was posting twice a week before, I’ve dropped down to once a week, at best. Sometimes less.

I want to apologize for that. And explain myself. Continue reading “My Apologies”

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How to Actually Enjoy Summer

May is here, temperatures are soaring (seriously, it’s pretty much permanently in the 80s and 90s here now), and students and teachers alike can feel the pull of summer. Passing by my apartment pool that isn’t opened yet has been so tempting lately, and I’m looking for all the stretchy shorts to live in when I’m not at work.

I did this post last year on getting your body “summer ready” where I tried to remind you, readers, that however you choose to embrace summer is completely up to you and totally valid – even if it means hiding inside your air-conditioned home and pretending seasons don’t exists until fall comes.

But what if you want to actually embrace summer this year? You’ve decided you want to wear shorts and have summer parties and swim and eat popsicles and try to just enjoy life because three months is a long time to be miserable? Continue reading “How to Actually Enjoy Summer”

10 Ways to Celebrate and Enjoy Spring

It is officially spring! That means flowers and trees are blooming, the weather is getting warmer, butterflies and bees are flying about, and baby animals are showing up everywhere. It’s the season of rebirth and new life and it’s a happy time.

Unless you live in north Texas like me, and suffer from even the most average of seasonal allergies, which are at their absolute worst here. Or, you’re like my friends in the north and the UK, and are getting a second winter and tons of snow.

Because, you know, seasons are “more what you’d call ‘guidelines’ than actual rules.”

Continue reading “10 Ways to Celebrate and Enjoy Spring”