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2017 book adventure 1

I finished Great Expectations (A classic I never got around to) before my students started reading it. I have to admit, I really enjoyed it. Somehow, I never really “got into” Dickens the way I did Austen, Brontë, et al … Continue reading

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presbygeek: not just a ruling elder

Saturday we got a first coat of paint on the boy’s walls. Since the kids have been taking karate, Computerguy and I have wanted to show them our formative karate movie: The Karate Kid. Online, I found a set of … Continue reading

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youth sunday part four

This was my fourth year to guide the youth toward a Youth Sunday Service. This year in youth group, we have had 5 stalwarts with a few drop ins. None of the drop ins came to Youth Sunday preparation, so … 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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happy christmas

We’re home for Christmas this year, and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed it. The kids have hung out with friends, and we’ve begun to find our own take on Christmas traditions. I don’t know how often we’ll get to do this, but … Continue reading

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family moment

The kids do presentations more or less monthly. The 1st grader’s presentation this month was on a “family holiday tradition.” He decided to do Advent because “I get to eat candy.” (Every other kid did Christmas. My kid did Advent. … Continue reading

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3 days later

Today I got up at 4 to grade papers. Then I taught from 8-12. I had lunch with a friend, went to the church to work on the newsletter and bulletin, and went to another friend’s house for salad and … Continue reading

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