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    KUDOS TO GREAT-GRANDMOTHER

    I finished (sort of) Blogging 101 and I’m working to create an editorial calendar. But this post has nothing to do with class or creating an editorial calendar. It never fails that when I stop at the grocery store, whether…

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    SURPRISE PARTY

    Tell us about a time when someone had you completely fooled, where the wool was pulled right over your eyes and you got hoodwinked, but good. Was it a humorous experience or one you’d rather forget? What was the outcome?…

  • Home & Family,  Travel

    IT’S ALL ABOUT SUPPORT

    Friendships and marriage and family are all about support – having someone’s back and knowing that they have yours. You may not be interested in what a person wants to share with you, but if that person truly means something…

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    PUPPY LOVE – PART 2

    Since I retired from my teaching position in June, my husband has been trying to convince me that our pointer/lab mix dog needs a playmate. For me, one dog and one cat is enough; I’m already playing a lot of…

  • Home & Family,  Life & Living

    GOOD TEACHING

    Late August or early September, students head back to school. As parents, we want our children to have a positive experience in school. Some of my best memories from school have nothing to do with common core or testing. I…

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    OCTOBER VS PEPPER

    Last October Pepper was sent to the emergency vet by the cat. When the vet was finished, he called the cat a psycho ninja sniper kitty. The “kitty” had, with one swipe and one claw, punctured one of the arteries…