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School Gardens, Weeding, & Welcomes

Yesterday, three nice things happened to me while I was at the school where I am the “new” garden club advisor. I went over to continue my spring clean up which commenced last week before the first of two snow storms.  550 more words


Teacher to Teachers

A few weeks ago I was talking to an old friend from secondary school and reflecting on former teachers. Her seemingly photographic memory makes her a goldmine for nostalgia of this sort – even for things that don’t appear to relate to her at all. 595 more words

Academic Research

Trying to Find Awesome in the Unknown

“It’s time to move on, time to get going.  What lies ahead, I have no way of knowing,” wrote the late and great Tom Petty.  These words certainly ring true for me.  730 more words


The Ugly Truth About New Age Dating

Dating in this new realm of Netflix and Chill comes with new rules and lowered standards of how men and women interact with one another during the dating stage. 1,093 more words


2019 Zeke XLT: two new colorways

Stolen mixed things up with two new colorway options for the 2019 Stolen Zeke XLT.

One option is an eye-popping “yellow jacket” colorway.

I’m not sure if they took cues from some of the race frames out there currently…but that yellow, along with the new graphics, definitely reminded of that. 88 more words

New School

Nyuuenshiki: The Journey Begins (with an entrance ceremony, appropriately enough)

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It’s 10:30pm, the night before my eldest daughter’s youchien (Kindergarten) entrance ceremony. Her ‘nyuuenshiki’. The staggering wealth of information received 6 weeks ago at the ”setsumeikai’ (information meeting) is running through my head over and over. 449 more words

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