Monthly Archives: June 2006

What I did yesterday on my first day of summer vacation

1.  Made the first basil pesto of the summer from my porch’s basil. 2.  Cleaned the kitchen (don’t ask how long it took me) 3.  Cleaned my room (again, don’t ask) 4.  Made dinner for Kristen and me, including this … Continue reading

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Hey everybody!!  If you have high speed Internet, like DSL, then go here: It’s a very cool website that allows you to create your own music stations based on the kind of artists you want to listen to.  AND … Continue reading

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Hi Anu!!!

Here’s a “shout out” to my most far flung reader – in Hyderabad, India.  I miss you! And I would say, “Have a good day at work” but I think you’re 9 1/2 hours ahead so I hope you have … Continue reading

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For all you gardeners out there…

…go listen to this really interesting article about “Defiant Gardening.” “From the Western Front trenches of World War I to the deserts of Iraq, soldiers have found comfort in the simple act of gardening.” There are some interesting pictures at … Continue reading

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Why My Job is Hard

Here’s a description of just one of my classes that I had to write for a formal lesson plan that I did earlier in the year… This class is composed of 20 high-beginning students, eleven girls and nine boys. There … Continue reading

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Summer, here I come!!!!

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And the countdown continues

5……..4………..3…………2…………………….(Almost there!!)

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A busy weekend

I’ve had a quite a weekend!  I just took a two hour nap so I’m feeling a little recovered but I was definitely tired this afternoon!  I had a wonderful time with Uncle Jim and Aunt Linda.  We just stayed … Continue reading

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Uncle Jim

Uncle Jim and Aunt Linda are in DC right now and I’m going to visit them today!!!  I’m leaving pretty early because they have another appointment at noon and I also have a wedding to go to at 4:00. It … Continue reading

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Cul-de-sacs – not all they’re cracked up to be…

For Eric and Meggan – I heard an interesting article about cul-de-sacs on NPR this morning on my way to work.  I thought you’d might like to listen, seeing as you live on one! One interesting tidbit: “Lucy says cul-de-sac … Continue reading

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