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Country School Houses

June 14th, 2017 · No Comments · Children, Country Schools, Education, Museums, Shaker, Site Seeing, Teaching & Learning, Volunteer

What a day! On this last day of the Country School Association of America         conference, we spent from 8 to 6:30 on a bus driving about the local area of New Hampshire visiting no less than nine – yes – NINE – one room country schools! Just amazing.  This is my first time at this […]

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Watercolors, New Hampshire, Delaware, and the Beechers

June 13th, 2017 · No Comments · Children, Country Schools, eating, Education, Food, Important People, Museums, Play, Teaching & Learning

What do these items have in common? Another great day at the Country School Association of America‘s annual conference! My pictures aren’t so great today as I choose to sit a little further to the side today.  I discovered a place in the room with a bit better light overhead and a little less air […]

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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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Country School Association of America

June 11th, 2017 · No Comments · Children, Education, Shaker, Teaching & Learning

Today I’ve arrived at Colby Sawyer College to attend for the next few days the Country School Association of American Annual Conference. I’m honored to be speaking on “19th Century Childhood:  The Lives of Children Among the Shakers and the World’s People.” The presentation is a slightly reworked version of the same topic that I […]

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Van Gogh sleeps…

March 9th, 2016 · No Comments · Art, Museums, Site Seeing, travel

Cross posted from Welovemuseums.com Or at least his bedroom is in Chicago…   On the last Thursday of February, hubby and I stopped by the Art Institute of Chicago. I say stopped by because we were on a break between trains on our way from San Francisco to Springfield, MA via Amtrak.   What a great […]

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