Monthly Archives: September 2010

Here’s for trying something new….

So a few years ago, one of my more nerdilicious students (I love nerdilicious students because I am a bit nerdilicious myself), Jean*, came up to me and queried, “Do you read fantasy books?” I fumbled for an appropriate answer, … Continue reading

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Yesterday I played hooky from school. No, I did not go to the beach; I did not take a walk in the park; I did not even go fishing (tempting as that is!). Instead, I played the best kind of … Continue reading

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Local Cornucopia

Back in August, I recommitted myself to eating locally. Initially, I tried to do this at Publix and Whole Foods, but I was dissatisfied with my options.  Next I tried to attend the local Saturday Farmers’ Market, but, as I … Continue reading

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Why school SHOULD be like YOGA

Contorted into eagle pose, sweat slicked my arms and legs, I looked in the mirror ahead of me- adjusting my pose to perpendicular. Even though I tried to keep the focus on myself, my pose, my practice, I couldn’t help … Continue reading

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