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Country Schools — Day One

June 12th, 2017 · No Comments · Books, Children, Country Schools, Education, Important People, Museums, Shaker, Teaching & Learning

Well, maybe day two depending upon how you count!   But, the first whole day of presentations – and wow were they amazing! Twelve presentations were offered throughout the day – one being mine.  You choose one of two in each time slot. First was the keynote speaker, Steve Taylor, a farmer, journalist and longtime public […]

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Quote of the week: “… dive in.”

March 13th, 2015 · No Comments · Books, Musings, Quote of the Week

“Ask yourself what you’re not doing now that you’d do on the last day of your life.  Take the time you have now to look at your priorities through new eyes before reality forces you to.  Imagine yourself in that last year, six months, month, day.  Listen to your longings.  Ask yourself, What am I […]

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Book Review: Tomato Rhapsody

February 22nd, 2015 · No Comments · Books

“Tomato Rhapsody: A Fable of Love, Lust & Forbidden Fruit” Adam Schell The most hysterical book I’ve read in years — great premise.  I think even telling the plot line of the book could ruin the great idea for the reader!  Who would pair the exiled Jews of Portugal and Spain to the invention of […]

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6, 5, 4 and paper

May 28th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, Books, Musings, retirement, Teaching & Learning, Work

I spent yesterday sorting and packing my office.  I have to admit I had a pretty decent file system going – there were days when I felt I couldn’t find anything, but as I pulled files and placed in recycle, shread, keep or give away piles, I have to admit to being impressed with myself.  […]

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73 and counting…

March 20th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, Books, Musings, Reading, retirement, Site Seeing, Teaching & Learning, time, travel, Work

How did I get from 83 to 73?  Easy!  First, somehow I mis-counted by a few days, but more importantly, I took a break.  I went on a Spring Break trip!  Another “last,” I suppose.   I understand in retirement time runs a bit differently.  But, for this semester, I’m still on an academic calendar and […]

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