180 Days: A Teacher’s Diary

Today it is my pleasure to welcome author Sofia Faye Burke and her novel 180 Days: A Teacher’s Diary Through One Epic School Year.   Author’s description of the book: 180 Days is a fly on the wall experience into a high school classroom over one full school year (180 days to be exact).  Continue reading “180 Days: A Teacher’s Diary”

Review: The Ancient Tripod of Peace

Why am I reviewing a young adult mystery here? Well, it’s about an ancient artifact and modern-day code breakers. How could I not want to read this?? This is my second recent review here and I hope to do more. See the end of this post for details about my review policy.   My ReviewContinue reading “Review: The Ancient Tripod of Peace”

Leaving a Light Footprint in a Far Away Place

I remember visiting Yellowstone as a teenager and being upset that I was not allowed to take even one tiny little insignificant rock home as a souvenir.  Up to that time, I always brought a rock home from places I enjoyed. What difference could my little memento make? Then I looked around. Thousands of people wereContinue reading “Leaving a Light Footprint in a Far Away Place”