Monthly Archives: April 2013

On getting in shape…

“A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.”  – A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh Pleasantly plump.  This is the term I generally use to describe my physical appearance. I could also use the term “obese,” because the doctor tells me that is … Continue reading

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A most unusual symphony…

(Please note: All mention of students and the link to the band’s video have been approved by the students AND their parents) I’m not particularly artistic. You probably know this if you read the blog on the stick figure fiasco. … Continue reading

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Adventures in teaching…

This conversation occurred in my classroom. I couldn’t figure out why it was so funny to my students. *Referring to a picture I had drawn on the whiteboard*”Ok, so this hammock connecting the trees represents how these two eras are … Continue reading

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Wherein I express my love for a certain green beverage…

“I’ve got a fever, and the only prescription is more Dew.”  – D. Southwick, 1995 The roots of an addiction are often hard to trace.  I can’t remember the first time that the sweet nectar of life crossed the threshhold … Continue reading

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On the tooth fairy and the wonderful lies we tell our children…

I believe in Santa Claus. No, not that there is an actual hefty man/fairy from the polar regions that engages in breaking and entering around the world each Christmas Eve. But I do firmly believe in the magic that the … Continue reading

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The best type of message…

When I started the blog, I was hoping that my Story would resonate with all of you. I’m not rich and famous, and my story is far from perfect – but I am trying to LIVE each moment. Blogging has … Continue reading

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Stuff Reagan says…

Reagan has one goal in life: to be an inventor. She is constantly taking stuff apart and putting it together in new ways. Then, her entrepreneurial spirit kicks in, and she goes into sales mode. I don’t know what she’ll … Continue reading

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