Monthly Archives: November 2008

Simple Woman: November 24

For Today…Monday, November 24, 2008 Outside my window…the dark of early morning, but day will break within the hour. I see the bold outline of Juniper trees against the rising sky which now displays several horizontal streaks of the palest … Continue reading

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Text Messaging: Concerns for the Adolescent

I’ve been thinking about text messaging and whether parents are concerned about their child’s use of this social media. My own children are too young for this and don’t have cell phones; however, as a middle school teacher, I’ve been … Continue reading

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When Trials Come

When Trials Come, sung by Margaret Becker (a long time favorite artist of mine), words and music by Keith Getty. You’ll love this Celtic-style song and the images of Ireland on this video. The album it’s from is full of … Continue reading

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Sleepover with an 84 year old friend

“Jane is spending the night,” I announced to my kids yesterday. From the wild whoops of joy that followed and the “happy dance” of my five year old, no one would guess that Jane was not a favorite classmate, but … Continue reading

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Cheers! A random note.

Enjoy your Friday, friends! I’m grabbing my coffee and kids and rushing off to another day of school. The kids want to take the mice to school for show-n-tell, and I also need them in my classroom for my students’ … Continue reading

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Before You Go

Before You Go, a Tribute to our aging veterans. For my Grandpa T., who served in WWI, and Uncle Doug who served in the Korean War. Do you have friends or family members who have served in wars to protect … Continue reading

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Oops, sorry about the mess up there!

Give me a few¬†days and I’ll have the mess up there on my header fixed. I just need my tech guy (husband) to finish the hunting season and then we’ll clean it up. I’m looking forward to a Saturday of … Continue reading

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