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Summer Down Time, Maybe?

  Apparently this will be my 200th post!  A relatively new comer to this blogging world; but a place I am becoming more and more confident in holding my own! In a busy summer with my family, enjoying time with … Continue reading

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Milestones and Right Of Passage

Dallas Clayton Poem  Driving home from doing an errand (beginning to see a pattern here, a place where my posts take form) I thought of the connections of milestones and right of passage (Wikipedia). I’ve written about traditions and milestones before, although in a different … Continue reading

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Hiding The Truth: What The Super Bowl Taught Me

I’m not sure why I decided to watch the Super Bowl yesterday; maybe all the hype and also that it was rainy and cold outside, became my impetus to watch. I started to watch bits and pieces a few years … Continue reading

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Am I That Teacher?

I am a retired kindergarten/early childhood educator. A tough decision to retire but it was necessary and in hindsight a good one. I haven’t left the profession, but have transitioned to a new position, that of a substitute teacher. I … Continue reading

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That’s Not Fair, It’s My Turn

“It’s not fair,” she shouted. “It’s not fair,” he retorted. All around me a daily recurrence of this theme. Teachers, parents and those whose lives interface with kids are not surprised. It’s part of the language of children, deafening and … Continue reading

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More Often Than Not

I’ve been busy these past two weeks celebrating life as a grandmother (Bubbie) to my three delightful, high-energy and curious grandchildren. It was Sydney’s Bat Mitzvah  and family and friends near and far came to share the occasion with this remarkable child. … Continue reading

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Missing Parts

I wonder who else sits on their front porch and questions what happened to their missing parts? I’m sitting here thinking about what I’ve missed as I’ve focused on”Teacherhood.” Not the parenting or grandparenting, not time with my husband because Teacherhood, … Continue reading

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