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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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95 days and a baby

February 26th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, Children, College students, Education, retirement, Teaching & Learning, time

I’m so excited this morning that I need to make a note before the afternoon passes!  And, the reality of today is that my Wednesdays are very full and busy so I’d best post now! Today, at lunch time, I get to meet a newborn.  The baby is the child of one of our college’s […]

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Firsts…

August 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Children, College students, Education, family, Grandparents, Musings, Quote of the Week, Teaching & Learning, Work

We shall not cease from exploration. And the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. ~ T.S. Eliot “Sixty years ago I knew everything; now I know nothing; education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.” – Will Durant “Here’s to […]

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