Monthly Archives: June 2018

“Flipping Over” Our Story

Dear Reader: This title photo is a picture of the Great Hall located in Queen Margrethe II’ s Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen, Denmark. Today this hall is famous for eleven individually-woven tapestries  that tell the history of Denmark…from the Vikings … Continue reading

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Dappling Through Life

Dear Reader: I think I will always remember the summer of 2018 as the “dappling summer.” It is a summer where we mark our shadows and hunt for tree shadows on sidewalks and walkways to escape the fierce direct rays … Continue reading

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Sunrise, Sunset

     Sunrise                                                       Sunset Dear Reader: As I was pulling up lots of … Continue reading

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Some Days I Amaze Myself, Other Days…

Dear Reader: When I came across this hilarious truth the other day…I immediately thought of “Carrie” in the popular television series…Sex and the City. I remember she always kept her sweaters in her oven because she said it was the … Continue reading

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There’s an Extreme “Estival” Feel in the Air

Dear Reader: “Estival” is one of my new (friend) words for this summer. It basically means “summery.” And I can’t remember a past summer when we got so summery so fast and then stayed in the fast lane. Perhaps the … Continue reading

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Prayers, Not Airs…and Certainly Not Understanding the Universe

Dear Reader: Time. What an enigma! Space. What an enigma! Put them together and I can get a ‘brain-freeze’ without even the enjoyment of eating ice cream! I was watching NOVA the other night and it was talking about our … Continue reading

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A Story Bite of “The Swamp Fox”

Dear Reader: Story Bites are defined as: Story bites are a tiny but important piece of a story—a starting point, a detail, an action, or a character—written as short and fun pieces of writing. Teaching history through story bites was … Continue reading

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