Category Archives: behavior

Gathering

It is 7:22 pm on a Tuesday night. The sun is just setting over the houses across the street and it was a glorious day of sun, blue skies and warming temperatures. We made it all the way to 44 … Continue reading

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Day Sixteen: The Lunch Box Series – Walking home and Trouble

It is March and Lent which has made me think about spring when I was young. What I remember from long ago when I was in 6th grade is that I was part of the school patrol. I was very … Continue reading

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Day Twelve: What happened to the order?

I have a neat little office at home. It has a nice small old desk and a grey love seat in the corner. There are book shelves of course – holding most of my children’s book collection. I have things … Continue reading

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Day Seven: Lifting spirits

We have surfaced from yet another snow storm. Mid day there is a bright sun and rich, deep blue skies to fill the day. Shadows reach across the front gardens outlining the elm tree on the snow. Squirrels and birds … Continue reading

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Searching and getting lost

A good title right – I got you! It give the impression of a deep and thoughtful post. Ha – not so much! ┬áThis is really my being mentally lost this morning. I am not able to stay focused. I … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you reading? – a little of everything

I have not posted for awhile because I try to always post after I have finished reading a book or two. At this point in my year I have reverted back to my ADHD self and am reading three, four … Continue reading

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SOL Challenge Day 11 – Aging it is all in the mind

I am at a coffee shop this morning meeting a dear friend. Somewhere in our conversation of teaching, schools, the arts and life we reached the discussion of age. What do we do as we age? What skills do we … Continue reading

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Awards follow up – the wonders of reading

A few weeks ago I shared the books our Chapter and Verse book group were reading. We met last week and voted for books we liked or thought might be worthy of an award. You need to keep in mind … Continue reading

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#SOL2015 5/31 Learning wins out …

It is now 8:00 pm. I have just walked through the door and still need to get a SOL post written. Wait, I am retired – I am not sure what happened to the day but here I am as … Continue reading

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Beginners mind – learning a new skill

I proclaimed a year or so ago that I was now in “refirement”. A place were I have left one career and am now beginning a new. (It’s still January right – I can still write about new beginnings, goals … Continue reading

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