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The past, grandparents, and moving onto new adventures!

February 25th, 2015 · No Comments · Musings, time

My birthday in either 1961 or 1960.  My family always put one more candle than your age on the cake for “good luck.”   Next to me sits one of my younger brothers, Arthur, born in 1958, being a little kid helping me blow out the candles!  Now that I look at him, it’s probably 1961 […]

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10 and a smile

May 22nd, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, College students, Musings, My Goals, retirement, time

Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be. – Grandma Moses Today was filled with last grading chores, a little office cleaning, a terrific lunch with two terrific students, and a very frustrating few moments in “what else haven’t they told me I need to do – paperwork wise?.” I smile.  […]

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100 Day Project – Day 50 – Joy

October 27th, 2011 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, Children, College students, Education, Musings, Teaching & Learning

100 Day Project – Day 50 – 10:01 pm Here’s the dictionary definition of “joy:” joy [joi] noun 1. the emotion of great delight or happiness  caused by something exceptionally good or satisfying; keen pleasure; elation: She felt the joy of seeing her son’s success. 2. a source or cause of keen pleasure or delight; something […]

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Life’s milestones

August 15th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Musings

“Sooner or later we all discover that the important moments in life are not the advertised ones, not the birthdays, the graduations, the weddings, not the great goals achieved.  The real milestones are less prepossessing.  They come to the door of memory unannounced, stray dogs that amble in, sniff around a bit and simply never […]

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