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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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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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3 and celebrations

May 29th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, College students, family, Musings, My Goals, retirement, time, Volunteer, Work

I have learned that retiring is an event surrounded by celebrations!  I have been the recipient of at least three events of others celebrating my retirement, and my life’s work in the last few weeks.  Yesterday, I was one recipient at an event at the college celebrating all of us who are retiring.  I have […]

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11 and planning

May 21st, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, family, Musings, My Goals, retirement, Work

I’m pretty sure I haven’t mentioned all the planning that goes into retirement while I’ve been counting down on this blog.  The paperwork involved in retiring from an institution would choke a horse (which I promise not to do) – and that’s after you do a lot of footwork trying to figure out what paperwork […]

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17 and love

May 15th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, College students, Education, family, Musings, Teaching & Learning, Work

A grandmother and her seven year old granddaughter were walking down the hall of the East Building. Having just attended the grandmother’s retirement party; two whole hours of being social (not so easy when you are seven – even when chocolate is involved)…the grandmother said, “Thank you for coming to my party.  I know that […]

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