This is going to be my last post for 2007. Tomorrow starts a new year, brimming with possibilities and promise. 2007 has been an amazing year for me professionally and … Continue Reading Last Post of the Year
Here’s what the entire wedding toast looked like (for those of you that emailed and asked me to post it): MY PART: You’ve come from as near as New Jersey, … Continue Reading The whole toast
There is a wedding tradition that involves lifting the bride and groom above the crowd at a wedding celebration. Further, as in Orthodox Custom, they´re not supposed to touch. This … Continue Reading WN ENTRY: Traditions
I woke up this morning and thought of Stacey. Here’s the poem that’s been rattling around in my brain. My grandma gave it to me when I got married, unfortunately I … Continue Reading Wedding Bells are Ringing.
Ruth’s post from Thursday got me thinking about how to improve the practice that surrounds the teaching of non-fiction writing. Just how can it get better? What if teachers from … Continue Reading What if…?
Marc and I are eagerly awaiting our wedding. We’ve started writing a speech to our guests and parents. I decided to mentor myself after the way Lucy Calkins, my former … Continue Reading Mentoring A Toast
Ruth: I found this poem and thought I’d post it… so glad you’re my co-blogger AND my friend! Warmest wishes for the holidays! –Stacey Standing by, All the way. Here … Continue Reading Poetry Friday: A Tribute to My Co-Blogger Ruth
This is one of my favorites. I’ve been reading it daily for the past weeks. Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, … Continue Reading Poetry Friday: T’was the Night Before Christmas
Tomorrow is our last day before a two week break. Upon returning, I’ll be working in 3 classrooms, all focusing on nonfiction writing (2 on research & 1 on persuasion). I … Continue Reading a little unit planning
…for parents, friends, Santa, sisters, and more!
Last year I took up an Ali E. challenge (a theme in my life, eh?) and participated in ONE LITTLE WORD. The idea was to come up with a defining … Continue Reading ruth’s wn entry: one little word.
What do you think of our new Writer’s Notebook Wednesday Logo? Please drop us a comment and let us know if this is an improvement over the blue one we’ve … Continue Reading WNW Updated Logo
“What are you going to do today, this week, this month, this year, to take yourself seriously? For the sake of your dream?” —HipWriterMama Use Mr. Linky to share your … Continue Reading WNW: Join Us!
HipWriterMama wrote a very inspiring post last year, which she reposted yesterday. Click here to read it. The line that resonated with me the most was: Take yourself seriously. Treat … Continue Reading Jump into the new year… seriously