Monthly Archives: November 2013

Bless and Praise

Bless and praise Dusting is not one of my favorite activities, but yesterday when, in the spirit of Thanksgiving, I combined it with an activity I call “Bless and Praise “, it was very meaningful. Starting with the top of … Continue reading

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Simba

Simba The first cat I owned after I had kids I acquired because a student of mine brought a small white and black kitten to class. He’d found her on the street, and his mother wouldn’t let him keep her. … Continue reading

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Being Old

Being old At a recent social gathering, Eleanor, who is in her late seventies, announced she’s decided to spend an hour a day being old. I roared with laughter, told her I thought it was a great idea ,and decided … Continue reading

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Veterans Day

Veterans Day They say better late than never. I hope you ascribe to that because although I struggled and struggled to write a Veterans Day post for the actual day, it just never came out right. Then, later in the … Continue reading

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Sugar…Sugar…Sugar

Sugar… Sugar…Sugar When my mother-in-law was in her 80’s, she developed the habit of repeating something she wanted to remember. So, for example, when serving tea to visitors, when someone requested sugar, all the way to the kitchen to get … Continue reading

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Barnum

Barnum Odd, isn’t it, that though I am a cat person and have , over the course of the years, had 14 cats, so far I have written only about my dogs. In order from 1942 to the present day, … Continue reading

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A Whole New World

A Whole New World Two years ago, when subbing, I wrote a very long web address on the chalkboard. The kids were told to copy it and access for homework. At first I couldn’t figure out what was happening, but … Continue reading

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