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Making a Difference

It all began with Phyllis. Phyllis transferred to our building because her husband was named principal at the school she was working at. She joined our grade three team. She introduced us and our third grade students to one of her … Continue reading

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Oscars and Community – Part Two

Besides collecting words and gathering titles on Oscar night I spent commercial time during the show reflecting on specific Oscar moments. I mentioned in yesterday’s post about Kirk Douglas. A standing ovation greeted him as he walked onto the stage. Were there stage directions for the audience?  … Continue reading

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Oscars and Community – Part One

Red Carpet. Awards. Glamour. Fashion. Speeches. Entertainment. Oscar night. I was looking forward to watching the Oscars.  My writing notebook was perched on my knees as I waited to collect words and movie titles. I was not disappointed. Part of my … Continue reading

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