#2. Adding tons of new titles to Goodreads
#3. Calling deep on my courage, and facilitating a session on keeping a record of your reading life
#4. Setting new goals for my classroom - 180 book talks in 180 days!
#5. Meeting so many new book evangelists - Holly Mueller, Tony Keefer, Amy Hesterman
#6. Getting my picture taken with the Book Whisperer (AKA - Donalyn Miller)
#7. Listening to Eleanor & Park on the trip home and falling in love with rich, memorable characters
#8. Reading blogs by fellow educators who understand the power of writing and connection.
#9. Familiarizing myself with new technologies like Google Docs, Evernote, Kidblog, and Weebly
#10. Nourishing my inner-nerd, while passionately pursuing professional growth