Tag Archives: Erica Shipow

September 14

My Top Ten Joys by Erica Shipow

I have to admit: the start of this school year has not been easy. I don’t like admitting that. It’s not even halfway through September, so it feels a little early to be saying that I’m already exhausted, already losing my patience, already unsure of my teaching. It’s this nagging sense that something isn’t quite […]

Books Are Not Palindromes by Erica Shipow

On my 25th birthday, I decided to start keeping track of the books I was reading. I selected a notebook, grabbed a Sharpie, created lines on the blank pages to create columns for title, author, date finished, and category (children, young adult, adult; fiction or nonfiction), and began my list.  The goal wasn’t so much […]