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In-Your-Face

The year was 2006 – I started working at the middle school after another teacher retired ten years into my career.  I would be teaching 8th grade Art and an 8th grade accelerated Studio in Art class, for which I had to plan a field trip to New York City. 590 more words

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Black Mourning

I wore all black this week because I am in mourning for my summer vacation – and because I just love wearing black.  I think I have, like, six black skirts and about a dozen different pairs of black pants.  164 more words

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Summer Fashion

Summer 2018 has been amazing so far.  So many fun things to do during my staycation.  The weather’s great.  Syracuse, New York was blessed with Florida style weather – so wonderfully crazy!  287 more words

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The Invention Story

I’m basically a storyteller.  And all of my stories begin with, “the year was blah-blah-blah”.  Today, one of my students called me over and asked, “will you tell us a story?” and someone else chimed in with, “we love your stories!”  !!! 729 more words

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Diamonds

There is no better way to celebrate my birthday than spending time with wonderful friends viewing art.

The Everson Museum of Art is host to two exhibitions of Darryl Hughto’s paintings.  143 more words

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No Air/No Problemo in Oz

There is no air-conditioning in school.  We take my #ootd pics early in the morning and by the end of the day I am sometimes somewhat of a hot and sticky mess.  196 more words

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The Beauty Within

The year was 1996:  the bartenders at Empire Brewing Company on Walton Street in Armory Square/downtown Syracuse, New York used to slip me handfuls of coasters all the time.  441 more words

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