Monthly Archives: March 2012

Slice 21 word crafting

Just like many teachers report cards are not my idea of a good time.  I am always at a loss for words when it comes to report card comments.  I generally have an idea what I want to say about … Continue reading

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Slice 20 Is there a mechanic in the house?

Less than a year after meeting my boyfriend,  the engine of my Suburu (otherwise known as a rice burner by my boyfriend)  blew a gasket.  Dark smoke would pour out of the exhaust regularly.  At the neighborhood gas station  I would … Continue reading

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Slice 19 Routine

I woke up thinking I will travel the day and look for some inspiration to write about when I get home tonight.  The voice in my head nagged at me saying get it done.  Don’t procrastinate.  So here I am. … Continue reading

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Slice 18 Sights and sounds during a walk at dusk

The  parking lot had only one car as we pulled in.  We decided on a path that would get us out of the park before darkness fell.  As we started the trail a black cat was hunkered down watching us. … Continue reading

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Slice 17 Limerick Poem

There once was a woman named Sue. She lost her thoughts and had no clue. They were not in the drain. Not a sign of a brain. The story of  sad clueless Sue.         And that is … Continue reading

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Yesterday I passed out the Math Standardized Test book.  As I passed it out I said to the class this one is thicker than the Literacy Test book that you had last week.  One of my dramatic fifth grade girls … Continue reading

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Slice 15 A Sister’s Birthday

Today is my oldest sister Lee’s birthday.  My sister Lee is the oldest of seven kids and I am the youngest of the seven.  There are  fifteen years between us.  I was in first grade when I was the flower … Continue reading

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Slice 14 A Letter To My Mom

Dear Mom, You did not have an easy life, but you did the best you could.  I know that you loved each one of your seven children  dearly.  I was only 19 when I lost you.  I was fortunate to … Continue reading

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Slice 13 Fears

I fear a mouse in my house.                                                 I fear never having potato chips. I fear rats. … Continue reading

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Slice 12 train trips

Today I took a train to meet my daughter in New York City.   The ride awakened my senses and  brought back teenage memories of trips on the train from Washington D.C. to Connecticut to visit my 3 grown up … Continue reading

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