Monthly Archives: April 2016

Stagnant and Still? 

       Every May when I take my students to Washington, D.C., we see many monuments and memorials. It’s my pleasure to point out, describe, and explain the meanings of each one and how it relates to what we’ve studied during … Continue reading

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Note to Self

   When you turn 50 people say, “You’re over the hill.” Well I believe it because two days after I turned fifty the PICKING UP SPEED part set in fast and I fell flat on my face but mainly on … Continue reading

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Sticky Mess

  I have a large potato basket made by the indigenous people in north east Maine. It’s the best basket I’ve ever owned. Farmers used to use these baskets to haul potatoes, so it’s beyond sturdy. I keep it the bottom … Continue reading

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