Monthly Archives: March 2014

Bittersweet

Today is the last day of the Slice of Life March challenge.  This is the end of my third year doing this challenge.  This year has been the most difficult yet.  There is no one particular reason just an assortment … Continue reading

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Snippets

Snippets from a podcast with Desmond Tutu http://www.onbeing.org/program/desmond-tutus-god-surprises/85 Well, I mean, God is a god of surprises. I mean, I’ve sometimes said God’s sense of humor is quite something, you know. … I was amazed, first of all, at how … Continue reading

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Conversations

Words spoken Sense of humor; laugh, chuckle, days later smiling at the memory Words spoken Anger spews, yelling, red face, heart pumping, days trying to shake it off Words spoken Heart feels squeezed, upset, quiet, tears. memory lingers Words spoken … Continue reading

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Friday

“It’s Friday!  It’s Friday! That’s the song that is sung by many a fifth grader on Friday, especially when they find out it is a three day weekend. Morning meeting talk was about the predicted warmer temperatures-nearing 50, hurrah! It … Continue reading

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Fear

I felt as though I did some good today.  We are preparing for the state testing.  Our special ed teacher is very apprehensive about technology.  She invited herself into my classroom  so she could watch me implement the ELA performance … Continue reading

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Listening

My daughter spilling over about her day:                                      Me “Day long meeting”                         … Continue reading

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Professors

One                                                                               … Continue reading

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Electricity

As my fifth graders are wrapping up their opinion piece there is a bit of electricity in the air.  They have chosen their topics and have been researching and writing their papers. Today I showed them various ways to include … Continue reading

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Hawk

A warm breeze blew softly whispering that spring was not far off. The fields were at times covered in hard,wet slippery ice. Other areas were covered in mud. Still other areas were packed hard earth baked by the early morning … Continue reading

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Results

Yesterday I went out after work with some colleagues to socialize and to catch up. We stayed a brief time. It was a great way to end the long week.  I checked my e-mails before I left the parking lot … Continue reading

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