Monthly Archives: October 2021

Jennie Fitzkee—Teacher of Teachers

Originally posted on Pete Springer:
Jennie Fitzkee—Preschool Teacher One of the unexpected blessings of starting a blog has been interacting with people globally with whom I would have never otherwise crossed paths. ?After I had written my book for new…

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Reading Aloud – a Trilogy.

I love this cartoon. A child sees the sign in the library “Read To Them!  They’ll Remember Forever.” She joins story time at the library. The librarian is reading, “Stories For Children.” The child then reads aloud to her stuffed … Continue reading

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Gloria – Today

Gloria is an important member of the Aqua Room… well, that’s an understatement.  Every year she is ‘the one’.  Somehow she brings more kindness and understanding to children than anyone does.  She’s been around for over twenty years.  Today was … Continue reading

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Today’s Quote

Originally posted on Soul Gatherings:
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart. ~ Anne Frank ~ ___________

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Weekly Wisdom 12 October

Originally posted on MiddleMe:
Thank you, Kally! Fairy Tales have withstood the test of time, which is a testament to hope. Yes, hope springs eternal. MiddleMe View original post

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The Flights To and From LA – Book Stories

My flight to LA to appear on the Kelly Clarkson Show was packed.  I was in the three-seat section along with a nice young couple.  After a few hours in the air, it was apparent that she was pregnant.  He … Continue reading

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A Few Quotations On Books

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
(https://pixabay.com) (https://pixabay.com) “A room without books is like a body without a soul.”                                    …

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Video Update

I posted the Kelly Clarkson video on my Twitter account, so bloggers outside the USA (Barb, Sally, Darlene…) can see it.  Let me know if it works! Jennie

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Jennie Video on The Kelly Clarkson Show

For my blogging friends who are unable to see The Kelly Clarkson Show, here is a clip of my part on the show.  Many bloggers have wanted to see me on the show, so here I am: https://www.nbc.com/the-kelly-clarkson-show/video/preschool-teacher-gets-huge-surprise-after-35-years-connecting-kids-with-books/824261977 I cannot … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek Video

From the studio: Jennie

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