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Welcome to Plato's Garden

Two of my passions have always been and will always be reading and writing. I taught for many years at all levels both in the elementary and high school, and I tried to instill the love of learning and reading from the moment students walked into my classroom. 487 more words

Act Of Reading


According to my Fitbit, today we walked 17,200 steps and 7.65 miles….whew!  We left the apartment at 9am and arrived back about 9pm….a busy day!  Highlights included riding on the… 55 more words


Dear Mrs Poppins, aren't grandparents resourceful.

My parents are not old but they’ve been out of the parent game for about 30 years so their reflexes and actions aren’t as quick as ours. 139 more words


First Day of School - Tears, Fears & Cheers

One of my favorite things about Facebook is seeing all the pictures taken on the first day of school.  I know it’s a parent and grandparent thing that makes kids roll their eyes and escape to the newest social media before their parents can find it, but it’s a very special day for everyone.   554 more words

Everybody needs a little time away...

Bobbie being six months ‘n’ all, there seems to be a well known fact amongst parents that six months is the time you go away for the first time without bubba. 613 more words


separation anxiety

Dear person

I always feel sad when the holidays come to an end especially because I have to leave my grandparents.  This year that sadness has increased because I see how old they are, how weak and it scares me and saddens me at the same time. 85 more words

Letters to Cari #2 August 20, 2014

Today is your 2nd day of school.  Your 2nd full day as a 4th grader, I only say this to give you a point of reference when you read this.  879 more words