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Promoting Good Will Towards Pitties

Sunday morning is my favorite time of the week. It’s calm and quiet. No one’s on the street–no honking, no yelling, no overly loud conversations in the hallway, and nothing is being dropped. 215 more words

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Fifty Sites in 60 Days

I’m an English teacher. I work at a low-income, high-poverty high school in the Bronx. It’s be a special year with ongoing fights, property damage and theft, screaming and yelling–your basic school violence. 205 more words

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Thinking Through the Ultimate Road Trip

Here’s the map of the 13, 699 mile route:

Photo: Randy Olson/Google Maps

Here’s the list of landmarks to visit:

  1. Grand Canyon, Arizona

  2. Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah…

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 Hello world!

I’m starting this blog because I cannot get one particular Facebook post out of my mind. All of my life I’ve had wanderlust and become antsy and have trouble focusing. 380 more words

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Death Valley National Park: Lowest, Hottest, Driest

“In this below-sea-level basin, steady drought and record summer heat make Death Valley a land of extremes. Yet, each extreme has a striking contrast. Towering peaks are frosted with winter snow.

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Kid Stuff

Before leaving St. Simons at the end of the month to continue our travels, we wanted to see our kids again.  Fortunately, the cottage we rented this month—one of the few available on short notice—is a large, rambling, old barn of a place, with several random additions.   707 more words

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Waters Shaking

We took a day trip yesterday to Okefenokee—a swamp with a percussive Native name roughly translated as “land of the trembling earth,” or “waters shaking.”  The swamp’s name refers to its peat bog, which is neither dry land, nor part of the water, but a sponge-like floating habitat, that squishes and quivers as you walk upon it.  482 more words

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