Monthly Archives: July 2017

Cursive Writing

Four years ago, cursive writing was all but declared dead. About 42 states had dropped its teaching from the required curriculum. Instead instruction focused on keyboarding with the goal that students be proficient in that skill at least by the … Continue reading

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In the Meantime

Have been working on two posts, but neither one is ready to be shared. So…in the meantime, here are some random thoughts and reactions I’ve had recently. While reading Elin Hilderbrand’s “The Identicals,” recognized myself in this sentence: “She doesn’t … Continue reading

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My Dad

My Dad Writing about root- beer-making recently unleashed a flood of memories about my father. One of the first must be from when I was  two or three (and I know it was then because we were still living on … Continue reading

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Bixby

Bixby   9/2001  3/2008   RIP, Bixby Bright golden eyes look out at me from a small triangular face.     Bixby pounces down from his cat tree and growls fiercely as he chases fat old Barnum.  His super long … Continue reading

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