Tag Archives: children

INVOLVE ME

An explanation.  I took two g-granddaughters for state testing for home schoolers last week.  This was the room we entered and waited.  It’s hard to see her but there it a teacher sitting at the check in desk down at … Continue reading

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WHY?

I’ve been rummaging and remembering family treasures and times together.  I don’t remember “moody” peers.  Suicides were almost a never happen event.  For the first thirty years, I only knew one person who committed suicide.  No illegal drugs/but there was … Continue reading

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DANGER ZONE

PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson About a mile upstream, there was a fish’s school A thousand little fishes learned a brand new rule. Always stay together and help each other out And never ever swim in danger under a water … Continue reading

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HEART STRINGS – Part 2

To my Children from Decades Past:  It is comforting to believe some of you remember me.  Teachers have egos too.  As I said in Part 1, I remember also.  I wish it were not so but I admit to remembering … Continue reading

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HEART STRINGS – Part 1

School has started.  Does a teacher ever not take notice of that fact as the Septembers roll  along?  The following blog was posted three years ago.  Join me in my memories. ************ To my Children in Decades Past: What a … Continue reading

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POLITICAL DISARRAY

    How is this for political disarray? Isaiah 3:4-5 “I will make boys their officials; mere children will govern them. People will oppress each other – man against man, neighbor against neighbor. The young will rise up against the … Continue reading

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ONE, TWO…

Check out the way I spent my light sleep (or awake) time in the middle of the night – rewriting a nursery rhyme. ONE, TWO           – WHAT SHOULD I DO? THREE, FOUR     – … Continue reading

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REPENTING OF “I TOLD YOU SO”

Ashlyn (7) and Jadalyn (8)  were here last week.  While I washed the dishes I remembered the days when they both clamored to pull up a stool and wash the dishes.  I let them do so occasionally, but generally I … Continue reading

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GOD HAS NOT REJECTED YOU!

Was your Mother’s Day painful? Scenario:  At church about ten-twelve years ago. Preacher:  “Let all the mothers stand up.”  I stood.  “If you’re here with your mother, stand up please,” he continued. A very common routine for the day that … Continue reading

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EASTER DELIGHT

Anticipation Of spying Easter bunny is wondrous delight!   Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge Photo googled, download dreamstime.com

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