Preparing For Work Week

Last week I returned to teaching two ESL (English as a Second, Third, Fourth and sometimes even Fifth Language) classes.  One class is in the morning and the other at night.  Although I LOVE my long breaks from work, it is nice to be back following a regular schedule and seeing the students I love.  Before heading back on Tuesday night, …

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I Want to Get Rid of Christmas????

Yesterday morning Izzy and I decided to take a longer walk than usual.  The sun was strong and I couldn't bear to hurry back inside when the sun had been so gracious in being there for me.  On our longer route we ran into a neighbor whom I do not know.  She was taking down her outdoor Christmas …

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"Nature is not a place to visit. It is home." – Gary Snyder

 Last weekend Alexander, Sophia, Steve and I went camping.  Our campsite:Our goal was to ride a bike path in Wisconsin with 1/4 and 3/4 mile train tunnels.  We ended up riding about 30 miles. The ride provided a lot of variety - cows munching on grass and making loud horn like noises, small towns, forests, and …

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