Month: March 2017

Best Timesuckers of March

  So my life this past month has been sucked by so many awesome things. Since this is the inaugural timesucker post, it might be a bit longer than most. I will try to link what I can. I am so excited to share some of…

You Are More Than a Test

  As many of you know, I taught third grade for my first 3 years of teaching. I loved the age, but ultimately, I felt testing was a major deterrent to teaching and learning and subsequently spent the rest of my teaching career in kindergarten (which…

Save Texas Schools

We marched on the steps of the state capitol. No. We ran on the steps of the state capitol chasing a tired toddler that had been cooped up in the car for too long. We drove to Austin for the Save Texas Schools Rally. Of my…

Dear My Restless Son

  Dear son, I have to admire your tenacity and effort. You daily brave against a current so strong it would knock a grown man off his feet. Your acting skills are also on point. I would put your talent up to any of the top-paid…

About Me…Oh Boy!

What do I say about myself? This was the hardest part about starting a blog. Who am I? My name is Addison Messer. That one was easy. I am uh…cough…30. On the Meyer’s Briggs personality test, I am an ENFP. For those unfamiliar, I am an…

Perfection: The Dream Killer

I laughed at the OBGYN’s office when they notified me that my blood type was A+. Of course it was. I would be disappointed with anything less. I have always been a high achiever and my standards for myself are far higher than I would ever…