Monthly Archives: August 2013


  Like soldiers standing at attention, lined up shoulder-to-shoulder, my new crayons greeted me…   With an optimistic outlook for a new year, I gently cradled the smooth box in my hand with its conspicuous absence of dents, dings, and … Continue reading

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Lunch Box Love

It’s a funny thing… the disconnect between memories and reality.   Gazing upon the lunch box I used as a young girl, my heart floods with emotion as I reflect on a care-free childhood and the tender love of my … Continue reading

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Fall Is Whispering

    Impatient leaves vacate their arboreal home… Floating softly to the earth they rustle ever-so-slightly while skipping across the yard… Nudged along by a balmy breeze on a lazy summer afternoon, they playfully jump and twirl over the dried-out … Continue reading

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Home-School 101

  Having successfully completed the journey of home-schooling five children, I learn more from my experience as the years go by. A few things continue to stand out… Everybody’s brain is wired in a unique way. As teachers, we present … Continue reading

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    “I am working with the enthusiasm of a man from Marseilles eating bouillabaisse, which shouldn’t come as a surprise to you because I am busy painting huge sunflowers.” ~ Vincent Van Gogh

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