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Like many educators, I look forward to the end of the school year and a break from the daily routine. It’s nice to have time outside for friends and family, and perhaps even a little vacation. Personally, I’m also looking forward to #chemcation2019.

What is #chemcation? Though there is some debate on the pronunciation, it’s s a summer of a chemistry vacation. I find the most rejuvenating, invigorating, and inspiring part of my summer is spending time with my fellow chemistry educators.

My summer vacation just started and these are the things on my agenda, both formally and informally:

Yes, there will be some time with friends and family and time outdoors as well. I hope to spend time with some of you during my #chemcation2019 and hearing about the one that you planned.