Category Archives: Small Moment

Plans, Schedules, Arrangements

Plans made over a month ago. Schedules cleared and set. Things arranged. So much to do to prepare to get away. Tickets reserved, rooms booked. Errands run. Alternate plans for college girl to get a ride back home after finals. Sad … Continue reading

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A Pinch of Green

Today was free dress day at the Sweetest Little School by the Sea. Children spilled off buses and piled out of cars wearing flouncy skirts, poofy sleeves, suit coats and neckties. A couple boys and a girl or two donned bowties. … Continue reading

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One Mile Matters

“Come on, Aury! You can do it!” Yelled the parents waiting at the finish line.  “Push, push, push!” encouraged one mom. In came three more students, Justin, Javier, Kara.  “Nine minutes, fifteen seconds,” said the teacher keeping time. Sweat pooled … Continue reading

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Springing

Usually, this spring ahead time change throws me all off.  I don’t like the darkness of morning, the late sunrise. I don’t like losing an hour. I bemoan the loss of that hour for at least a week.And often it … Continue reading

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Ouch!

  Worked late tonight. It’s easy to do when the sun’s out and it still feels like afternoon.  Feeling good, getting a lot of paperwork done. I don’t like to do paperwork during the school day. It feels like I … Continue reading

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MOMENTS THAT MATTER “Massssss-ahhhhhh: a small moment food adventure”

Much of what we ask students to do early in the school year in writing  is to write about one small moment in their lives. We want them to tell the story of a time when something happened and then … Continue reading

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