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Santiago de Compostela – Spain & Portugal trip – #11

November 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Spain & Portugal 2014, travel

As I mentioned yesterday, Santiago de Compostela was one of the highlights of this trip for me. Where to begin?  I learned so much, and really wanted to stay several more days to explore the modern side of town, the water, the beautiful park that we only managed to stroll part of, and speak to […]

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41and nature

April 22nd, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, Children, College students, Education, Musings, Reading, retirement

It really struck me today that I’m six classes away from the end of my adult teacher education teaching career. I walked the two miles to work on a beautiful spring day enjoying the college’s many marshes and ducks coming to spend their spring with us. In early childhood curriculum class we talked about one […]

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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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93 days and grandparents

February 28th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, Children, Education, family, Grandparents, Musings, retirement, Work

I had the pleasure of being an 8 year old’s adopted grandmother this morning.  My granddaughter, who attends a private school, has a best friend who attends the public school.  They met in the kindergarten year at the private school.  The best friend doesn’t have any local grandparents, and so I was honored to be […]

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94 days and a tired feeling

February 27th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, Children, College students, Musings, My Goals, retirement, Work

Early this morning, I wrote some very good notes on what I would blog about today.  The pleasure of really hitting the nail on the head in class when I combine short lectures with active hands-on activities and by the end of the class, there’s real understanding and connections.  The pleasure of reading aloud to […]

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