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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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67, 66, and 65….children singing

March 28th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, Children, College students, Musings, Play, retirement, Teaching & Learning, Work

A perfect example of how fast a week goes by when it’s filled with teaching classes, grading work, advising students, and dealing with the politics of an organization! The best part of the week, and a nice something to be leaving this work with:  I was supervising a student teacher at a local child care […]

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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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