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Celebrating Encouraging Words

Several times throughout this week, I have been the recipient of encouraging words. I celebrate these gifts. A fellow teacher thanked me for the invitation I had emailed in March inviting ┬áthe ESL teachers to join in the Slice of … Continue reading

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Retreat

I am in the middle of a two-day retreat for my district’s ESL Team. Here is what it’s like: At the Museum of Art Big, airy room with huge windows View: on one side, a fountain; on the other side, … Continue reading

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Celebrating This and That

Busy days with my school’s leadership team, planning ahead for the new school year Spur of the movement visit with a friend Seeing a rainbow Flowers blooming A memorial for my friend filled with tears, laughter, and hugs Sunday morning … Continue reading

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Growing

The last time I saw my great-nephew, he was just starting to walk. He would stand, wobble to get his balance, take a step or two… then drop down to his hands and knees to take off crawling. Crawling was … Continue reading

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Glory

Glory She has risen above Above pain and suffering Above disease and death To glory Glory We celebrate her life Cherish memories Embrace faith In glory Glory We sorrow But not without hope To God be The glory In loving … Continue reading

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Hello, Goodbye

This weekend I will be saying hello to a dear friend. She will be coming here on vacation with her family. They are taking a road trip from Albuquerque, NM to Indianapolis, IN. I haven’t seen her for more than … Continue reading

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Oh, My Beautiful Flowers!

Every summer I look forward to this. I watch the stalks grow tall, fill with buds, and finally bloom. I am not sure if it will happen this summer. You see, my flowers come up in a kind of unusual … Continue reading

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