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April 13, 2012

Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when we first practice to deceive…the produce man. I am in trouble. A trouble all of my own making. I’ve tweeted/FB’d about this, but let me start at the beginning. I live in a semi-small town. We...



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Published on April 13, 2012 00:30 • 40 views

April 11, 2012

I finally caved and watched the viral hit video on the little boy's cardboard arcade. The words "cardboard" and "arcade" did not interest me. But there's a story here. And lots of heart. And imagination. Do you...



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Published on April 11, 2012 21:11 • 49 views

April 10, 2012

You must see THIS. It made me quite happy.



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Published on April 10, 2012 15:51 • 52 views

April 6, 2012

Happy Friday! I have six more weeks of school left. I hope I can make it. As in make it without pinching the nose right off a student. Most days my students are angels. But some days I just wish I could bring Madea to lovingly correct one or two....



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Published on April 06, 2012 12:29 • 24 views

April 2, 2012

When you ask your students questions, you never know what you're going to hear in response. What would you get if you could have anything for Christmas? Male Student: Emma Watson What would your super power be? Student 1: To control my very...



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Published on April 02, 2012 19:46 • 33 views

March 30, 2012

I gotta know…what is the first frivolous thing you'd buy if you won 500 million? Aside from new wheels, I'd spend money until I finally, FINALLY found a moisturizer or spf that doesn't break me out in hives. What about you?



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Published on March 30, 2012 01:09 • 24 views

March 29, 2012

What are you reading these days? Here are two books I've read lately. One nonfiction, one fiction. One I liked a lot, one I loved. Newbery Honor Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt. Even though this book is YA, it was recommended to me by a...



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Published on March 29, 2012 13:07 • 21 views

March 26, 2012

As a teacher and/or adult, I know of few things that make me happier or prouder than seeing a kid step into their talent and having the world finally recognize them. When I taught drama, standing ovations were mandatory. I wanted every child to...



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Published on March 26, 2012 14:19 • 25 views

March 22, 2012

Raise your switchblade if you're going to the midnight premiere of Hunger Games! Movies that begin at the witching and sleeping hour of 12:00 in the anti-meridium. They're not for everyone. Let's discuss ways you might know they...



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Published on March 22, 2012 12:01 • 76 views

March 20, 2012

I get a lot of requests for writing advice. While that brings the boys (readers) to the yard (blog) like crazy, I have always resisted that route to boost my blog hits because there are many qualified people out there talking writing, and those are...



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Published on March 20, 2012 13:48 • 48 views