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The Friday Dose #118: Yes You Can!

Last week I gave you a hamster slowly eating a carrot. That’s quite a contrast to this one!

The Olympics are only two weeks away. I live across from a large grass schoolyard and after every Olympics or World Cup I will see a massive rise in the number of kids practising athletics outdoors in that field. 99 more words

Family And Parenting

Be Proud Special Olympics

20 July marks the anniversary of the first-ever Special Olympics Games held 48 years ago in Chicago, USA.

 On that day, then Mayor Daley turned to the Founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver and said, “Eunice, the world will never be the same.” … 67 more words

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Special Olympics Winter World Games 2017

Three of our athletes, Paddy Tunstead, Anthony Murray and Mathew Colgon have qualified to represent ‘Team Ireland’ in the 2017 ‘Winter World Games’.

‘Team Ireland’ have started their training and will be working hard for the next nine months in preparation for this competition. 140 more words

Special Event & Occasions

Lost and Found - July 19th Edition

What to remember about July 19th…

  • 1692  Sarah Good and 4 other women hung for witchcraft after witchcraft trials in Salem, Mass.
  • 1814  American inventor and businessman Samuel…
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My Summer Internship - Day 23: Music Matters

By: L. Pytel

July 15, 2016

Sometimes the music speaks louder than the words.

I have been learning that the type of music one puts to a video can really change the emotion of the person watching. 104 more words


Decorating the classroom (my first year in first grade)

Early elementary years require lots of pretty visuals. Just google, Pinterest, Instagram, or Facebook “elementary classrooms” & get ready to drool over some amazing spaces. I’m not that level decorator or organizer. 239 more words

Tamara Scheffler

Tamara Scheffler is a retired Chief Master Sergeant for the Judge Advocates Corps, Chaplain Corps and the Surgeon General Corps through the U.S. Air Force.  After three decades of military service, she has found a second career as the owner and manager of a 14-acre farm which has been dedicated to the care of rescue animals.  178 more words

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