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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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A Medieval Castle in Pastels

February 16th, 2015 · No Comments · Art, Education, Lesson Learned, Musings, photo of the week, retirement, Spain & Portugal 2014, travel

Lesson learned:  Put something on your bucket list that you never would have thought of! In October 2014 (see my previous posts about this trip), hubby and I went with Odysseys Unlimited to tour parts of Portugal and northern Spain.  One of my favorite spots, early in the trip, was the town of Obidosh.  A […]

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1 – and done

May 31st, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, College students, Musings, My Goals, retirement, Work

It may have begun to sink in — this retirement thing — I realized this afternoon that I no longer work for a living! Commencement was delightful.  The weather was especially beautiful today – always a good thing when you have wool regalia to wear for three hours.  It’s always rewarding to watch students I’ve […]

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2 and tomorrow

May 30th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, College students, family, Musings, retirement, Teaching & Learning, time, Work

It’s tomorrow.  Commencement, and the date when I am officially retired! Funny thing is that I still have tasks to accomplish.  Please don’t ask about the paperwork that I think is completed — thank you especially to the hubby who got me through most of it.  I have an Incomplete grade which means there’s a […]

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8 and 7 and doors

May 25th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, Education, Musings, photo of the week, retirement

Here’s the door to my college office.  In a couple of days all of my treasures will come down, the room will be boxed up and emptied, and someone else will make it their work place.  It’s been a good office.  I won’t miss it.  

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