Monthly Archives: February 2020

Norman Rockwell, My Grandmother, My Dad, and Me

Norman Rockwell had a profound influence on my life.  Thank goodness he still does.  It all started with my grandmother, Nan.  She was the salt of the earth, strong and loving, and lived her childhood much like Little House on … Continue reading

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Photo Prompt Story: Kevins Karsull

Originally posted on beetleypete:
This is a short story in, 1025 words. It was prompted by the above photo, the third one sent to me by Jennie Fitzkee. https://jenniefitzkee.com/ Mister Dolman was a good teacher, everyone agreed on that. He…

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Photo Prompt Story: Oscar Learns A Lesson

Originally posted on beetleypete:
This is a short story, in 748 words. It was prompted by the above photo of an image, sent to me by Jennie Fitzkee. https://jenniefitzkee.com/ Oscar wasn’t a bad boy. Not one of those ‘deep down’…

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Miracle On Ice

Today is the 40th anniversary of ‘Miracle on Ice’, when Team USA beat the Soviet Union in the medal round in ice hockey at the 1980 Olympics. This is not a sports story.  This is a story of what can … Continue reading

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Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives – #PreSchool – From Little House on the Prairie, to Geography, to Maps, to Mount Rushmore, to History… And More by Jennie Fitzkee

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Welcome to the current series of Posts from Your Archives in 2020 and if you would like to participate with two of your posts from 2019, you will find all the details in this…

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MUSIC, MUSIC AND MORE MUSIC…………

Originally posted on theutopiauniverse:
Listening to music is known to be one of the most uplifting things we can to, if you want to change your mood in seconds Music is your answer,who does not have some kind of artefact…

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Jackson’s Letter, and a Great Book

When a child takes the time to write a letter to his former teacher, that in itself is a wonderful thing. Dear, Jennie I read the book the Chocolate Touch. It was a really fun book even though I Do … Continue reading

Posted in Book Review, books, chapter reading, children's books, Early Education, Expressing words and feelings, Giving thanks, Teaching young children | Tagged , , , , , , , | 66 Comments