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A taste of Northern Iceland

September 2nd, 2019 · No Comments · Education, History, Iceland, Lesson Learned, Museums, Musings, Site Seeing, travel

Onwards to the north of Iceland – or at least part of it.  Today’s journey takes us to Iceland’s second largest city: Akureyri.  When we arrived it was 45 degrees, starting to rain, and the weather would get even more interesting! Let me say that anyone who is packing for Iceland, do follow all the […]

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If you’re only looking at the mountains, you’re missing the fish and agriculture!

August 26th, 2019 · 2 Comments · Children, Iceland, Itinerary, Musings, Play, Site Seeing, travel

We began our day at the Northern Light Inn in Grindavik.  We ended our day at the Hotel Borgarnes in Borgarnes.   (A note about the hotel – a good basic place, small, but clean rooms with one of the tinyest bathrooms ever; and a quite good breakfast). In between, a visit to a family owned fish […]

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More about the Erie Canal

October 2nd, 2018 · No Comments · Museums, Musings, photo of the week, travel, Website of the Week

A picture truly is worth a thousand words – here are the winners of the Erie Canal photo contest :  ENJOY!   I so enjoyed our week on the Erie, I look forward to one day going back to do it again.  I’d love to drive along the Erie from one end to the other […]

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Country School Houses

June 14th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 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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