Sister Trip to Charleston

Do you want to know a great blessing I have? Well, I have three younger sisters! We are the best of friends and love our time together. Yes, I’m the oldest, and I know that is the  best place to be! Haha! Any oldest siblings out there? I know all other positions...

The Inn at Hidden Run Review and Giveaway

Tour page on Celebrate Lit About the Book A Father-Daughter Genealogy Team Link Present to Past on Family Trees Meri flunks out of medical school—and runs from her parents. Genealogist Jillian Parisi-Duffy’s digging traces the family long tradition of doctors to an...

1001 days in May

I’m not one who usually exaggerates, but I am going to here. If you are not a teacher, I know you probably think “what is she thinking?” Well, the last two weeks before school gets out for the summer are the longest, for everyone. 1001 days in the...

Reading is still alive!

I teach at an awesome public high school in Louisiana. Everyday I walk with a colleague by the English classrooms. This semester I have had the privilege of watching the students transform the hallway into an art gallery. Daily the images materialized bringing to life...

Overwhelming May, Oh My!

It’s May, the busiest month of the year for me, even more so than December. How about for you? I am a teacher. A High School teacher of Juniors and Seniors. Need I say more. Senioritis kicked in for them in January…even for the JUNIORS. I spend the month...