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The Vanishing Globe

I was browsing the most haunted floor of my favorite antiques store when I came across a very vintage globe. It was faded and slightly falling apart, but it wasn’t that old—definitely made during my parents’ lives, it could’ve been in my dad’s classroom when he was a kid. 724 more words

Ann Arbor

Sällsam resa

Öberg, Torgny

A very good+ hardcover, minor stain on cover as in image, soiling of spine, text near fine.

Old Books

Geography: Mali

Weeks 22 and 23 of school we learned about Mali using Layers of Learning, year 2 unit 13.

We did map work.

We watched some videos about Mali. 24 more words

Cameron

Misti volcano

Location: Misti volcano, Arequipa, Peru.

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Photography

Mountain Home, USA, In Descending Order

The United States currently boast nine distinct towns called Mountain Home, and one called Mountainhome, a single word. Stretched from coast-to-coast, from California to North Carolina, this plethora of similarly-named places speaks to the nation’s exoticization of rural life, as if calling a place “Mountain Home” guarantees coziness and security. 197 more words

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Tremors WOW day

The Year Four WOW day went really well today. The children ventured into the Science Dome, created plasticine volcano replicas and investigated real life volcanoes.

The Ice Age (I)

I’m currently reading this book. Some observations and links related to the first half of the book below:

“It is important to appreciate from the outset that the Quaternary ice age was not one long episode of unremitting cold climate. 2,642 more words

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