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Children and electronics

November 30th, 2015 · No Comments · Children, Education, family, Grandparents, Musings, Play

I’d like to get a longer post together with some research supporting why it’s really important for parents to control the amount of screen time their young children are exposed to in their early learning years. In the meantime, please consider listening to or reading this excellent opinion piece from Paula Poundstone on Electronics and […]

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19 and a last – at last…

May 13th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, College students, Education, Musings, retirement, Teaching & Learning, travel, Work

I’ve been really reluctant to say “the last this…the last that….the last time…,” etc. in regards to my retirement.  It’s like saying my four month European trip for sabbatical was a “trip of a lifetime.”  The trip was certainly amazing, and some parts, okay maybe, many parts, cannot be repeated – but I never planned […]

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28, 27, 26, 25 and bittersweet moments indeed…

May 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment · 100 Days Project, College students, Education, Fundraiser, Musings, retirement, Work

I truly have been thinking about this blog, and not short of material.  But the last few days have had more bitter than sweet and I simply got hung up on that.  I don’t want to write about those moments or focus on them anymore.  Those are the things that created the stress in this […]

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31 and last times

May 1st, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, College students, Education, Musings, retirement, Teaching & Learning, time

Just as I try not to say, “the trip of a lifetime,” because there’s always another opportunity to go on another trip and experience new things, I’ve been hesitant to say “the last time,” when it comes to my retirement. Today marked the last time – at least the “official” last time that a group […]

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47 and scholarships

April 15th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, College students, Education, Musings, retirement, Teaching & Learning

When I think about the millions that our students at our community college don’t have, it’s maddening.  I just saw a headline that half of our Congress are millionaires. Let me tell you a story of one student:  pregnant with her second child (don’t go assuming too young, she’s not), living with the father of […]

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