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About twofelines

What to say? I love my family and friends. I also love kids, cats, and books. Oh, and potato chips and Cheez-its. I am a retired teacher who still loves to be in the classroom, so now I am a substitute teacher.

Correction

Correction for “Two Things.” Blog was actually published for FIVE years, not four.  Dorothy C. Judd ————————————–30———————————————– Advertisements

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Two Things

One year of teaching second grade, I had a little boy who, every day, would dash into the classroom holding up two skinny fingers saying, “Mrs. Judd, I have TWO things I wanna tell you!” Well, today I have two … Continue reading

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GTC concluded

When the weather was inclement or during the off-season, my father puttered around the house. My mother claimed he walked around fixing things before they  broke. Or he worked in the cellar, organizing hardware in jars whose tops had been … Continue reading

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When my father left the house in the morning, he carried a black canvas shopping bag which had just a sandwich in it: usually cheese, egg salad, or a fried egg. On the way he would add the Boston “Post” … Continue reading

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Sometimes people were waiting at the door of the Paul Revere House when my father opened it at 10 o’clock, but after that visitors would knock on the heavy door with the knocker. Sometimes a group would arrive all at … Continue reading

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GTC

6 days a week, 50 weeks a year, for 30 years my father (Garner T. Corson) went to work as the caretaker of Boston’s famous Paul Revere House. My mother was already in charge there when they met in 1932, … Continue reading

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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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