Monthly Archives: September 2012

Vintage Cookbook

Ok, ok. I must admit: my Grandma and I are pals. We spend every Thursday morning chatting on the phone, giddy as schoolgirls. She asks me about the cute things my kids say, I ask her about the antics from … Continue reading

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Quilotoa Loopy

My hubby and I are planning a trip to Equador Ecuador (does anyone else find that impossible to spell?) this fall. Having traveled some in Peru and Costa Rica, I am no virgin to South American travel. In fact, I’m … Continue reading

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Making Connections

Related to what I was pondering yesterday, but shaped by the activities of today, I write. Part of my job is to have my students tell stories and to analyze how they communicate their thoughts/ideas. I also assess how well … Continue reading

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They don’t know

Today I worked with 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders. Which tells me their birthdays fall somewhere between 2002 and 2005. They are studying biographies, so I thought it would be nice if they interviewed each other, wrote the responses, and … Continue reading

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Grill Holidays

I am thoroughly convinced that American culture does not revolve around the melting pot, or the salad bowl, or any of the¬†euphemisms¬†they teach in high school. Rather, America revolves around… the grill. Thanksgiving is wonderful. Christmas and Easter are spiritual … Continue reading

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