Monthly Archives: December 2012

What will be your opus?

Here comes 2013. What music did you make with your life this year? “sing, sing a song…make it simple to last your whole life long….don’t worry that it’s not good enough for everyone else to sing….just sing, sing a song!” … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! Whenever One Door Closes I Hope One Door Opens

Are you like me? Does the end of the year make you reflective? Are you a list maker and a list reader? I am. At year’s end I think of the long and winding road of the year that is … Continue reading

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In Honor of Families

Sunday was the Feast of the Holy Family~ I am posting this wondrous sermon about families…..may your family be blessed in the new year: FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY   It is tempting –and easy– to dismiss the humanity of … Continue reading

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Sometimes I love the Concept of Final Exams!

This has been quite a big tutoring week for me. An even bigger week for my students, of course. My junior high and high school students had finals. So there have been extra tutoring sessions, and longer tutoring sessions. By … Continue reading

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Be The Change

Dreams are illustrations from the book your soul is writing about you.Marsha Norman

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Six Word Saturday: 12/15/12

Connecticut Schoolroom Classrooms Now Sadly Emptied.

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A Kind Thing

Today one of my bloggin’ pals passed on an award in a comment. The title of his link, I would bet, sums it up for us all in a way. Know this, I don’t acknowledge this to toot my own … Continue reading

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Never Forget Them

My 6 word saturday….. The Lost Lives of Newtown, Connecticut

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New Resolve

As we look back on the tragedy of 12/14/12….we know we need to make massive changes. We cannot continue to have children murdered in their classrooms. How we accomplish this will be the topic of much discussion. It always is. … Continue reading

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Praying for the children, the families in Connecticut

Oh how sorrowful for the families in Connecticut. How sorrowful to have those Christmas gifts that were carefully tucked away or ordered, which will never be opened. My heart goes out to them. I am sure that everyone’s hearts ache … Continue reading

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Ooooh! I am a two-star general :-). Blog of the Year 2012 again!

Blog of The Year 2012-Two Stars Posted on 12/14/2012 Thank-you so much to my friend Renee at Positive boomer. She gave me my second star for blog of the year. I know, awards build readership, and for many that is the … Continue reading

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Does it all add up?: Part 1

One of the hats I wear is that of a math tutor. When I was a little girl, I would chant counting games as I jumped rope, and the neighborhood children and I would play a game called school. The … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, Little Zachary

I have said it before. I am a Baby Boomer. I loved the pop music and folk music of the 60s and 70s. Music moves me deeply, and often can express so eloquently what I cannot describe. John Denver’s music … Continue reading

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Dance: Have You Seen My Sense of Wonder? It is Missing!

12/12/12… and wishing I could be by the ocean, or in a forest. I woke up extra early this morning with Lee Ann Womack’s song going through my head….dance… Lately it isn’t dance, specifically, that I have been missing. It … Continue reading

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