Monthly Archives: July 2013

flashback…cube of fortune!

OK blogger people, does anyone else look at their “early work” and cringe a little bit? Eeek. I thought I would go back and pin some of my early “Back to School” posts. And I cringed on the inside. So … Continue reading

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how a pinwheel came to be known as an suv and other musings

And now, here is the porquoi tale du jour: How a Pinwheel Came to Be Known as an SUV So the little boy really likes vehicles of all varieties. On our walks, before he could talk, I would point out … Continue reading

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measure the angels?

My husband began his career in education many years ago as a fourth grade teacher. We are in the middle of a move right now, and we’ve been packing and cleaning and organizing and reminiscing. Well, he came across a … Continue reading

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the common core invasion

We just got home from a vacation in New England. Spent some time in Boston and drove into the mountains of New Hampshire and up the coast of Maine. Absolutely beautiful! And hot, hot, hot! I thought we would be … Continue reading

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