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Irises Don't Smell
Especially if you have teenagers, you can go through each day feeling as if no one listens to a thing that you say, but let me assure you, your words make a difference. I Love Youis always impactin...
5/24/13 at 5:22 PM
We're bringing recess back!
By Najla Amundson We think its time you took a recess. And were making it a goal to ensure you do. Today we announced a statewide platform The Official Sponsor of Recess as our way of encouraging...
9/13/12 at 2:19 PM
Back to School Part Two: Student Teaching
The semester was under way. I was in full swing teaching English: flinging the verbage and nounage and adjectiveage in my best Minnesotanese. And though it may seem a more boring or ordinary example ...
3/10/12 at 9:22 AM
One less Monkee
I was sad to hear about the death of former Monkee Davy Jones, mostly because it meant little piece of my childhood was gone. I spent a lot of hours watching the TV show, had several of their albums a...
3/2/12 at 4:20 AM
Memories: Mom and Nachos
Last night, the huz had a hankering for one of the appetizers that my mom used to make for us when we would come to visitso we made them. Put a layer of corn chips down on a cookie sheet. Cover the...
2/21/12 at 6:30 AM
All day long, I've been antsy. I've had trouble concentrating. I feel sleepy, yet fidgety. No, I'm not coming down with a sudden case of ADHD, and yes, I got plenty of sleep last night. It's just the ...
6/16/10 at 11:45 AM Report Cards 4/9/10 at 6:52 AM
Curiosity: Mount Calvary Cemetery
I felt the weight on my back as the scrawny legs scrambled to the top of my shoulders, I straightened up, they had a perfect view, I could only see the siding, was it white or dirty beige, my old bra...
6/12/10 at 7:16 AM Wistful Wednesday: Old Recalls 6/9/10 at 5:01 AM
Wistfull Wednesday : 1956 8/12/09 at 6:52 AM