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It’s How You Look At It

I recently read this post from @gcouros and was so engaged in reflecting about the mindshift from “I got to” to “I get to” that I decided it was time to blog. I retired two years ago and always knew that I … Continue reading

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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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