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It’s good to be loved by your neighbor

August 27, 2013

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It’s good to be loved by your neighbor

My neighbor (who also happens to be my father-in-law) made my day twice yesterday.  When I stopped by my house between school and back to school night, I saw that our lawn (which I have been neglecting for the last 2+ weeks) had been mowed.  This is no small feat, as we’ve got a big […]

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A month of meals

March 22, 2013

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A month of meals

Anders is one month old.  We’ve held and cuddled this litte baby almost constantly over the last 4 weeks.  He’s starting to become more aware of his surroundings and it’s delightful to see his eyes search for something (even it it’s just a shadow or a light).  We’ve navigated through some of the difficulties of […]

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The Elements of Story in MacMurtrey’s Wall

October 30, 2012

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The Elements of Story in MacMurtrey’s Wall

We’re starting our video storytelling unit in my computer apps class today.  I’m going to introduce my students to the elements of story by reading one of my kids’ favorites – MacMurtrey’s Wall by Marc Sutherland.  If you have kids and you haven’t read this book, you should find it at your library (or borrow it […]

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