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Teacher's Conference
Thursday, February 23, 2017      3 comments

Today is day #1 of our annual Interface Conference! I have been coming to this conference for many years, as both an attendee and presenter! I have to admit even after nearly three decades in the classroom, I am still learning new "stuff"! ... Read more
So true... short and sweet...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017      5 comments

“[When it comes to God] We can't run out of second chances...only time.” ― Robin Jones Gunn Amen! Have a blessed day....... Read more
Happy Tuesday... BUGS be gone...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017      7 comments

We were out of school Friday for professional development and then off yesterday for President's Day! I'm hopeful that these extra days off will help eliminate the flu bug virus that has slowly been creeping across our campus! Our attendance h... Read more
Self Forgiveness Prayer...
Monday, February 20, 2017      6 comments

I found this prayer in my readings today regarding forgiving ourselves and others! I needed this today and decided others might need it too! Have a blessed day! Dear Heavenly Father, I understand that there is nothing to gain by holding m... Read more
On forgiveness...
Sunday, February 19, 2017      13 comments

Forgiveness: Letting go of grudges and bitterness. When someone you care about hurts you, you can hold on to anger, resentment and thoughts of revenge — or embrace forgiveness and move forward. It is sometimes quite easy to forgive others, ... Read more
No sunshine...
Saturday, February 18, 2017      2 comments

The forecast was for LOTS of sunshine today... sadly we've had no sunshine and lots of rain! I made the most of it and used this rainy day to get some much needed housework done, while hubby cleaned his shop!!! Praying for sunshine tomorro... Read more
Another education quote..
Friday, February 17, 2017      5 comments

Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible. —Robert M. Hutchins Education i... Read more
Independence...
Thursday, February 16, 2017      11 comments

Never do anything for a student that he he is capable of doing for himself. If you do you, you’ll make him an educational cripple…a pedagogical paraplegic. -Howard Hendricks It is very important for adults to encourage children to be as ind... Read more
Teachers...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017      5 comments

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. -William A. Ward This is the teacher I strive to be,even after nearly thirty years in the classroom, I continue to strive... Read more
Hugs....
Tuesday, February 14, 2017      8 comments

“They invented hugs to let people know you love them without saying anything.” — Bil Keane I'm a hugger.... so of course I love this quote! Happy Valentine's Day to each of you! I shall be celebrating with my second graders today and ... Read more
Being true to yourself...
Monday, February 13, 2017      7 comments

“Above all, be true to yourself, and if you cannot put your heart in it, take yourself out of it.” – Hardy D. Jackson At times I feel I spend too much energy trying to be what I believe others expect me to be.... where do we draw the line b... Read more
Being alone!
Sunday, February 12, 2017      7 comments

Sometimes you need to be alone. Not to be lonely, but to enjoy your free time being yourself. -ANON This is true for me... my a lone time is usually the early morning hours... when I take time to pray, reflect, and center myself! Have ... Read more
Saturday...
Saturday, February 11, 2017      4 comments

It is going to be a beautiful day and I plan on getting outside and enjoying it! Need a little sunshine to chase the blahs away! Have a blessed day!... Read more
A favorite quote...
Friday, February 10, 2017      6 comments

“It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.” ― André Gide This is one of my favorite quotes... as it reminds me to be TRUE to who I am... even when it would be easier to go along with the crowd... or... Read more
Friends...
Thursday, February 09, 2017      9 comments

It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter. Marlene Dietrich We should all be so blessed to have at least one friend like this; more importantly we should each be so blessed as to be this type of friend. Have a blessed day!... Read more

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