Monthly Archives: February 2009

A special Friday edition of Poetry Thursday

Happy Birthday, my dear sister! The Rose Family by Robert Frost from The Best Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis The rose is a rose, And was always a rose. But the theory now goes That the apple’s a rose, … Continue reading

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Crazy Day

Today was a crazy day.  One of my students stole a very large sum of money from another ESOL student.  I have both students in the same class. Needless to say, we didn’t get a ton of thing done this … Continue reading

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1.  For those of you interested in Baltimore, education, or both: Here’s a series of stories from the Baltimore Sun about Andres Alonzo, the relatively new (from July 2007) head of the Baltimore City Public School System.  His governing motto:  … Continue reading

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We’re off!

We’re driving up to Perry, NY to visit Ben, Lisa, Caleb, Abby, and baby Toby – the main reason for our trip!  View Larger Map

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Poetry Thursday

Sea Joy Jacqueline Bouvier (Kennedy Onassis) 1939 from The Best Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis When I go down by the sandy shore I can think of nothing I want more Than to live by the booming blue sea … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

I love you all!

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Poetry Thursday

Here’s one for Valentine’s Day (Click here if you want to read last year’s Valentine’s Day haikus): The Bargain Sir Philip Sidney from The Best Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis My true love hath my heart, and I have … Continue reading

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