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I had a remarkable day with my students yesterday on so many levels. However, the “Kind Words” Exchange was incredible. I recorded some of their reactions to the Exchange. (Can’t … Continue Reading Exchanging “Kind Words for My Classmates”
Our Entry Table Has Begun to Brim with Anniversary and Chanukah Cards Originally uploaded by teachergal We’re all so busy these days, aren’t we? The snowstorm that hit New England … Continue Reading That Personal Touch
Through the years… Originally uploaded by teachergal I took one of the lean prompts, and some of the questions Sprague gave us during the Stories in Hand Class, and used … Continue Reading Stacey’s Memoir Monday Post: In-Process About My Closest Friend
This is the final post of The Big Picture Series. (Ruth stated hers was the last, but after I received some mail from her today, I decided we needed to … Continue Reading The Big Picture: Happy Mail!!!
Chanukkah 1996 Originally uploaded by teachergal I threw my first of many Chanukkah Parties in my Washington Studio Apartment when I was 19 years old. I invited friends, Jewish and … Continue Reading Stacey’s Memoir Mondays Post: Chanukkah & Old Friends
An optional charge for August 11th’s Memoir Monday… I was thinking about some of my lifelong friends I made in college the other day. There are four (Lori, Marc – … Continue Reading M.M. Inspiration: “Old Friends”
And now a poem since I poems are always a nice part of a birthday greeting (in my opinion, at least): Warm Wishes A soft slate-blue sky swallows floating across … Continue Reading Bday
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My best friend and I went to Newport in August 2004. Since then, I’ve been back quite a few times, including yesterday, with Marc (my husband). Therefore, this Monday, I’m … Continue Reading Memoir Monday Idea: A Special Place (Then & Now)
Will you do me a favor & pretend it’s Friday? Due to an unexplainable shoddy Internet connection, I was unable to post yesterday. Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to … Continue Reading Happy Birthday
We were patiently waiting at Logan Airport for the gate agent to call us up for check-in. Alexa hadn’t arrived from DC yet. I was flanked by my parents who … Continue Reading My First “Memoir Mondays” Memory Post
Our first, of many (I hope), Memoir Mondays begins here at TWT tomorrow. A few folks asked how it works, so here goes: When you arrive at the site, you’ll … Continue Reading A New Challenge Begins Tomorrow
I was chatting with my Mom on my hands-free while driving home from Ceramics Class and the grocery store around 6:00 p.m. this evening when I got beeped. I waited … Continue Reading Stacey’s Slice of Life Story: Day 10
Poetry Friday 030708 Originally uploaded by teachergal Every Friday we read a poem together. I found this one in a poetry book I just got and thought I’d share it … Continue Reading POETRY FRIDAY: This sheet is for my class’s Morning Meeting
I’ve been celebrating a lot lately… My wedding, My students’ amazing achievements, and as of 5:40 this morning, my snow day. However, amid my joy, Ruth has been going through … Continue Reading WN ENTRY: Remembering
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 past Saturday we had our Aliyat Hatan veKallah at our synagogue, which was essentially a pre-wedding blessing followed by a celebration. We were surrounded by family and friends, which … Continue Reading Daily Something – Auf Ruf
On this day, I am thankful for so many things. I figured I’d create a list poem, with my ideas clustered in stanzas, of what I am thankful for. (I … Continue Reading Thanksgiving: A List Poem