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Top Ten Favorite Reads of 2016

December 28, 2016

I completed my Goodreads 2016 Reading Challenge by 148%, reading 37 of 25 books this year. Go me! I read a mixture of books this year including some highly anticipated new releases by my favorite authors, debut authors, independent authors, diverse authors and stories, and so on. I also completed my first audiobook and my first graphic novel. This year I really wanted to explore books that were outside of my usual picks (especially trying to read more grounded and contemporary fiction), and for the most part, I ended up loving every second. Without further ado, here are my Top Ten Favorite Reads of 2016.

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I’m still here.

December 11, 2016

I know I haven’t posted a blog, Instagram picture, or even to Twitter in over a month now, but I’m still here. Things have been going… I officially moved back to Phoenix almost two weeks ago now. I started my new old job–same job title and same district, just at a different school site. It has been a rough start. The schedule was a mess because the previous case managers wrote IEPs with absurd and ridiculous minutes. As if that wasn’t enough stress, I got a transfer student on my very 1st day with a severe emotional disturbance. But I don’t know… Phoenix has grown on me. I don’t hate it. It’s not my first choice, but I…

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