Category Archives: students

What do I miss?

I miss the discussions.  I miss the interaction.  I miss sharing my passion for reading and writing.  Being immersed in teaching high school English for 25 years was a dream come true for me.  I used to tell my students … Continue reading

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Meringue memories…

Always looking for ways to make education real, this morning I made a batch of raspberry chocolate chip meringue cookies. How does this make education real? Well, I’m using them as a model for a demonstration speech exercise in Public … Continue reading

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Why I enjoy reading Linda Fairstein’s mysteries…

My closest friends know I’m a history junkie in addition to being a mystery and crime junkie.  I’ve read widely within the mystery genre and will admit to several favorite authors.   Authors vary as dinstinctly as do one’s closest friends; one chooses … Continue reading

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The reality of a full-time job…

It was two weeks ago yesterday that I last dipped a toe into the lake.  What has transpired in those two weeks makes me weary just thinking back on it.  The events are all positive but have occurred at breakneck … Continue reading

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