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Falling in Love in the Desert...

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I've had a busy few years. I am a new teacher; I've changed grade levels every year, which is like being a new teacher all over again. If you know any new teachers, please give them a hug (if they like hugs), or a Starbucks, and please forgive them if they have no idea what is going on in any part of their life; it's a crazy thing to be a new teacher, and nothing can prepare you for what it's really going to be like, nothing. I have survived three years of teaching, I am almost past the point where most new teachers burnout, that's another exciting accomplishment.

I've moved - again, but I have stayed in one spot for three years now, that's the longest I have been anywhere that didn't involve going to school and staying with my family. I think I might even be starting to put roots down. My post label "ramblings of a reluctant desert rat" doesn't seem appropriate anymore. I'm not reluctant, I'm building a life; that seems so weird f…