Author Archives: Amy's Reflections

About Amy's Reflections

Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services in Southern CA, taking time to reflect on leadership and learning

November 2022 Reading Update

November is often referred to as “Non fiction November”. I usually read 1-2 NF books a month, and this month was no exception. Because November included a two week vacation in Namibia, my reading was a little different. I downloaded … Continue reading

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Visiting Namibia ~ A Bumpy Adventure

Almost a full year ago a friend texted me and asked if I would be interested in going on a travel tour of Namibia, Africa with an all women’s group. I must admit, I had to look up where Namibia … Continue reading

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October 2022 Reading Update

October was a surprisingly good reading month for me! Not sure how it worked out, but I had three 5 STAR reads and lots of 4 STAR reads! This month I read: Favorite Books This Month Fiction: Curfew & The Measure … Continue reading

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September 2022 Reading Update

Even though September is always a busy month, between the new school year starting up and my birthday, I still managed to read a lot this month. In fact, I have now officially read 100 books in 2022 already! This … Continue reading

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August 2022 Reading Update

August is always a busy month because we go back to school. A new school year brings so much positive energy, but also less reading time. I’m trying to listen to more audiobooks on my commute, which helps with my … Continue reading

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July 2022 Reading Update

What a great reading month for me!! I love summer reading, especially when I had a long plane trip and down time in which I could read a lot this month! I also discovered that I actually can do adult … Continue reading

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Happy 10th Birthday to this Blog!

I clicked PUBLISH on my first post 10 years ago today. Never would I have dreamed that I would still be adding posts a decade later. Writing on this blog for the last ten years has been a learning journey, … Continue reading

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June 2022 Reading Update

The end of the school year is busy. The end of this school year, when we could finally get back to so many fun events, was busier than ever. It seemed like we had night events every night for the … Continue reading

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How Meditation Has Changed Me

I have been cultivating a daily meditation habit since November (after various sporadic attempts on and off over the last few years). Since November 1 I have only missed about 7 days total, which is the best I have done … Continue reading

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May 2022 Reading Update

May was another month full of nonfiction reads and more audiobooks than normal for me. During stressful or just busy times, audiobooks are so helpful to me. I also had random books become available from library holds all at once, … Continue reading

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