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Make & Mail Thursday 3.21.18

Make & Mail Thursday is my weekly chance to share some of my favorite makes with all of you!  I am tickled pink to have the opportunity to send my love out into the world in the form of small scraps of paper, knowing that it will brighten someones day. 130 more words


Rich Learning Experiences

One of the strategies I enjoy employing in my class is the use of creative culminating assessment projects. Dr. Douglas Reeves, in his 2010 video Moving From Standards to Learning Experiences, discussed the value of such projects explaining that sometimes our curriculum standards can be complex and full of ideas and concepts to deliver. 290 more words

A Tale of Two Outlines

“It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.” Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities

How easy authors make it seem. Write what you know, they say. 488 more words

Freelance Writing

Art feature - Buffalo Charcoal Drawing

I took the original photography for this drawing while my husband and I were on safari in the Kruger National park in South Africa. This is a Cape Buffalo and it is part of the “Big Five”. 120 more words


Passion Exposed

Seduced –
the virility of youth
irresistible even for an old
duck like me –  so unexpected,
relentless, I ignore exhaustion
lean into the fantasy, allow… 105 more words


Price of Silence

Not gonna lie, we as Americans can have a very fleeting attention span. As one cause comes to the forefront, some of us raise our voices and picket signs in protest. 825 more words