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My daughter returns from Ireland wishing she could live there…
My Slice: Two Ways to Travel
Better late than never. Here is my SOL Hell Hath No Fury: http://rembertrambling.weebly.com/blog/hell-hath-no-fury
Kids are like fish
San Gennaro Feast, NYC https://teachworkoutlove.wordpress.com/2016/09/13/sol-nyc-italian-feast/
late but lost and finding m way with a little help
Trying to build routines…but they are driving me crazy!
Love the quote since my OLW is Focus…and what I am writing about today: https://deowriter.wordpress.com/2016/09/13/sol16-my-olw-focus/
My slice of life celebrates completing a challenge and strengthening myself in the ongoing ones.
Teaching an old dog new tricks! 🙂
Four weeks into a new school year and I’m trying to find my rhythm.
Here’s a post takeaways from two Twitter chats.
Today I decided to take time to write a personal note of gratitude —
A quick post because I need to be publishing something more often – feeling overwhelmed by the demands of this administrative roll. Dedicating SOME of every day to being in classrooms and working with kids feeds and buoys me for the OTHER rather LARGE side of my job. Thank you to this beautiful community!
A quick slice and an invitation: http://portable-teacher.blogspot.com/2016/09/readers-talk.html
Does anybody else go to the library when they’re feeling stressed?
A short slice about data and preschoolers
Crying while reading aloud….http://hollymueller.blogspot.com/2016/09/slice-of-life-freak-mighty.html
Finding a stash of papers and photographs brings a blast of memories.
One of those rare, out-of-the-blue thank-yous that just makes you burst into tears because you remember you are actually doing it right, after all: http://ihabloespanglish.blogspot.com/2016/09/after-all.html
A list for later.
Conversation and thoughts prompted by a favorite
A small moment at home–I’m still shaking my head!
Another slice about slicing with my students. . .
My son started kindergarten yesterday.
One of our teachers inspired me today with her commitment to authentic learning.
Football Season! http://wp.me/p3eVyl-iv
Daily Tasks with Stories
Yikes…I didn’t mean to paste the whole “slice” on this page. Mea Culpa!
Would you please share the permalink to your slice here? (We can delete the previous comments once you do that.)
How lovely to get reacquainted with old friends. That happened to me after my 50th high school reunion. Retirement allows us to indulge ourselves in things that bring us joy…and obviously this quest to reconnect with old friends is doing just that.
Slice of Life
I’m thinking a lot these days about friends and the significant role they play in our lives. Now that I’m retired, I have a list of old friends that I hope to connect with over the next few months. While living the hectic life of a teacher, I felt like I was in a tunnel from September to June, barely able to keep up with my family and a few close friends. Now that I’m retired, I have a list of old friends that I hope to connect with over the next few months.
One of those “reunions” occurred yesterday. Denny was my best friend, Trudy’s, beau back in high school. Two years ago, on a visit here from Hilton Head where he now resides, he reached out to Trudy and me and we all had lunch together. Yesterday, I had th pleasure of meeting his wife, Jane, while they were once again visiting this area. They came to our house to lunch with Trudy, my husband and me. It was so nice to get acquainted with this old friend’s beautiful, personable wife and swap stories of our lives. The common thread of our upbringings reached across the years, binding us together and enabling rich conversation and comraderie. Friendships add extra beams of sunshine to my life. A day like yesterday, makes me appreciate the many extraordinary people who have crossed my path and whom I am lucky enough to call friend
Borrowing a structure from Annie Dillard to share about four days in my life.
Sneaking in finishing my post during my lunch. Lunch can be and should be my personal time. This slice came from my summer –
Three days at the Shepherd’s Tree Lodge.
Our first day of the After School Mentoring program at our church.
I am bringing you snippets of #WonderChat last night as I spin digital creations and thoughts on how to #IgnitetheWonder: http://beyondliteracylink.blogspot.com/2016/09/ignite-wonder.html.
Katie’s first official homework assignment
Sometimes I think my daughter and I only have our looks in common. Yesterday I realized we are alike in another important way.
How do you get through the afternoon slump?
Although I had a great first week of school, it had a big glitch.
A post reflecting on the importance of social learning
Winnowing words for today’s poetic post!
A little surprise in my kitchen
Reflecting on a reading that I attended a couple years back, with author Wally Lamb and his son, Justin.
My 9/11 memories and how a great book led my discussion yesterday with my 3rd graders.
Writing about happenings across the street from my school…
A balanced life is on the horizon for me! https://alotalot.wordpress.com/2016/09/13/slice-of-life-balance/
Finding ourselves in fall assessment windows… and remembering to listen
New discoveries when I return to the first school I taught at many years ago.
Recreating my senior prom picture…and yes, I am 52!
Here’s my Slice of Life for today! https://twowritingteachers.org/2016/09/13/its-slice-of-life-tuesday/
Had a hard time focusing this morning: http://horizon51.blogspot.com/2016/09/tuesday-slice-my-minds-gazette.html
Sometimes I’m lucky….
Writing about my struggle to fit in, but is that what I really want? http://1gratefulteacher.blogspot.com/2016/09/belonging.html
A song of life at summer’s end: https://litbitsandpieces.wordpress.com/2016/09/13/cicada-rhythm/
Another ‘slice’ from my holiday…
~a perfect time for a little bit of serendipity~
Today was a day for “collecting and storing” . . . not for writing long!
I made myself write something positive! I hope you like it. It was a challenge to write: http://iheartpurplestuff.blogspot.com/2016/09/more-like-water.html
9/11… 15 years later
Just what the doctor ordered: short writing with a twist. http://cast-of-characters.blogspot.com/2016/09/twist-of-life-in-nine-lines.html
Why I write when there’s not much to say. https://jarhartz.com/2016/09/13/slice-of-life-when-theres-not-much-to-say/
A Walt Whitman bilingual poetry reading in suburbia scores a 10 for this English major!
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