Category Archives: wisdom

College-Ready, or Not?

And now dear little children, who may this story read, To idle, silly flattering words, I pray you ne’er give heed….
The Spider and the Fly
Mary Howitt Continue reading

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My Garden Experiment

For those who don’t know-my fall/winter/spring job is as a 5th grade science teacher.  In the summer months I am housewife full on. With that background, this will make more sense. Anyway, I wish I had taken a before picture … Continue reading

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Pain Taker

“If you’ve got pain, He’s a pain taker. If you feel lost, He’s a way maker. If you need freedom or saving, He’s a prison-shaking Savior. If you’ve got chains, He’s a chain breaker.” People love to bash social media … Continue reading

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Too

Too.  It is a little word but it has come to have a big meaning for me. too (adverb)-in addition, also You see, I have a problem-I eat TOO much;  I eat in addition to what I need.  I eat my … Continue reading

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The Pause

I teach 5th grade. My students are mostly ten-year olds becoming eleven before the school year’s end.  I have come up with a new phrase that I say in class and find myself pondering a lot lately outside the classroom. … Continue reading

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