Tag Archives: humor
“God writes a lot of comedy… the trouble is, he’s stuck with so many bad actors who don’t know how to play funny.” ~G. Keillor. Funny can help. Kids know how to play funny, they get their daily dose. Grown ups … Continue reading
Eating lunch with our kindergarten class is the highlight of my day. 26 lively conversationalist all sharing 26 different stories, usually at the same time with the same high-pitched, I-can-talk-louder-than-you-can cafeteria voice. Their voices cover a variety of tones and questions: 1.”Mrs. MacPherson, Mrs. … Continue reading
Ready or not? Guess it depends on who you ask. Take a look; you’re sure to find your family in one of these pictures.
Jim and I do a lot of things together: We bike, boat, box We kayak, cook, clean (actually, he cares more about the cleaning than I do) We read, write, run (not fast, not far) So when he’s gone, it’s noticeable … Continue reading
The way to a man’s heart? … but perhaps a very hungry woman’s heart too. Look here at what might make you say, “Yes, please pass the pint of Ben & Jerry’s ”.
A classic ’How To’ book for teachers, The First Days of School, is the book I refer to as my classroom compass. The author, Harry Wong, stresses the value in teaching and modeling routines and procedures from day one (and day two, and day … Continue reading
I was in 4th grade when I was assigned my first male teacher, who shall remain nameless, Mr Northwood. It wasn’t my best year; I earned a “D” in science and I credited him for the unfair grade. He was … Continue reading
I was never a bridesmaid. I skipped the matrimonial prerequisite. It’s similar to skipping kindergarten and being promoted directly to first grade. Being a bridesmaid is not mandatory. Waiting ’til <you insert the age> to get married gives new meaning to vintage … Continue reading