I don’t think anyone really needs this reminder, but fall is really in full swing. With the start of fall comes cooler temperatures, and while I don’t love that (or the thought that it’s only going to get colder), there is one thing that I do appreciate about the colder weather. And that is the … Continue reading Ooey Gooey Fall Treats
After soaring temperatures this summer and an unseasonably warm September, the sudden drop in temperatures this past week has certainly taken us by surprise. The dramatic contrast between daytime and nighttime temps here in Amherst--sometimes as much as 30 degrees!--can mean nights when it sure feels like a chilly winter. Brrr! The changing seasons always … Continue reading Fall Blues and Stuffed Cookies
Every other week or so, we like to have something we call Mentor Tea Time, during which we invite all of our mentors to unwind after another week of classes and extracurriculars by helping us bake, eat, or just hang out. We had our first tea time of the year today! And on the menu … Continue reading First Mentor Tea Time of the Year
With the beginning of the academic year comes the beginning of the mentoring year, complete with the return of our 140 current mentors and 134 students already registered to start connecting on our online forums! Of course, the fun doesn’t stop there; we’re currently in the midst of interviewing and training new mentors and registering … Continue reading New School Year, Same Eater to Eater
With chillier weather settling in and the days already starting to get shorter, it truly is time to bid summer farewell. The creeping in of fall always heralds busy times for Reader to Reader as mentors and students return and the online forum connecting them starts up in full force. This year has certainly been … Continue reading Farewell, Summer!