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A Fable, Maybe

So many plans, so many aspirations. So many dreams, so many hopes. And then the powers that be look down and say, “Wait a minute little lady, nice going, but don’t think you’re getting to them quite yet.” I’d like … Continue reading

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A Post I’ve Never Written: Valentine’s Day

I took a few minutes to check Facebook and Twitter, seeing all the Valentine’s Day posts. And I said to myself, “Hmmm, I wonder if I’ve ever written about Valentine’s Day, from any perspective? And I hadn’t, so here are … Continue reading

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What We Want, Kids Need, Or They’ll Tell Us!

  We don’t want kids to be complacent, nor compliant, that’s not the goal. We don’t want them to challenge everything we say, to correct us and keep telling us we’re wrong. We don’t want kids exerting energy on issues of … Continue reading

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That Bubble

I’ve been thinking. I’ve been reflecting. I’ve been wondering. All about that “bubble.” The bubble we live in. The bubble that keeps us grounded. The bubble that protects us. That bubble that insulates us. That bubble that says, “Oh that’s … Continue reading

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One Month In The Books

One week, two weeks, three weeks, four, One month in the books. Two and a half to go. Each day an understanding, each day a question, each day a wonder. Each day brings its own rewards. Each day brings its … Continue reading

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Four Days, Not Five

How can four days, not five, seem so very long? Monday, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Maybe resting, maybe shopping, maybe time with family. Maybe community service, maybe a parade. For some, maybe school. Tuesday, back at school, teachers and … Continue reading

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Change Makers: Readers/Writers Workshop

Once again I’m exploring options for Reader/Writing Workshop. I told the kinders I’m going to know them as readers and writers, but first, I also want to know them as kids. What’s important to you I asked? What do you … Continue reading

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