Monthly Archives: August 2011

One thousand.

This post (the one you’re reading right here, right now at this very exact moment) is my 1,000 post.  I wasn’t sure I would ever get here and if I could rewind my life, I might say I never SHOULD … Continue reading

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This is an excerpt from one of my absolute favorite author’s, Phillip Done’s, most recent book.  He writes about being a third grade teacher in a humorous but very heartfelt way…those 2 things are so important in making a great … Continue reading

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Now all I have to teach you is one word–everything.

That quote was from The Miracle Worker.  Although I will not be returning to the front of a classroom this year (tear), I do know some of the finest teacher’s are returning to school Monday.  Some, like my sister Jessica, … Continue reading

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Wherein I admittedly steal, because I couldn’t find the words.

I read this over at Dooce’s website.  One of my favorite reads every day and I had to reattach my head after nodding so vigorously while reading it.  There are those unique times in life when someone else is able … Continue reading

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Wherein my brains explode.

Worst thing ever? Pedophilia. Right? Let’s think about this though (hang with me here…touchy subject). The reason I have thought about this more recently is because (obviously as a mother and teacher) I can’t imagine a worse fate for a … Continue reading

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