Category Archives: About Me

pottermania

I had taken a graduated student and friend out for dinner to celebrate his 5 on the AP Exam. We stopped at a bookstore after dinner and saw a Harry Potter display. I asked if he thought I would like … Continue reading

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celebrating

  Is there a difference between an incentive, a reward, and/or a celebration?   I could write for days about  back in the day when sports trumped everything and now when they award academic achievement in kindergarten and give out … Continue reading

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community college

Have I written about the community college gig yet? It seems like I’ve meant to, but it’ keat me kind if busy. If I have, feel free to forgive me and move on. When I was young-ish and hopeful and maybe … Continue reading

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bullet journal

I have been a journaller–off and on–for much of my adult life. When I was in college, I bought a leather journal cover at the Renaissance Faire that holds a plain sketch book. Mostly it’s been my prayer journal, though … Continue reading

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catching up

School started. We have a 4th grader who misses 3rd grade and a 2nd grader who wishes school didn’t exist. ::sigh:: I am teaching at one of the local community colleges. In some ways it is just fabulous, my best … Continue reading

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friday five: school days

Hard for me to pass up this Friday Five though I am late to the party. So, as students wrap up their years or maybe their academic careers, let’s reflect upon our school days in today’s Friday Five: Favorite class … Continue reading

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friday five: transitions

3dogmom has lots of transitions happening, and wonders about our own: My life is overflowing with transitions at this time: losing a beloved family homestead, welcoming a new grandchild, starting a new call next month, packing up our home in … Continue reading

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