Happy Happy 2011

I hope everyone has had a lovely holiday.  I intend on savouring these last precious days. Perhaps another trip up the mountain, a walk by the water, a dinner with family. I’m not one for making resolutions for the new …

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The Gift

The day started out with such promise.  I had read the perfect story, utensils were at the ready, aprons were tied, and I had finally found an easy, allergy-free cookie recipe without eggs and peanuts (and kiwi – as per …

You better watch out

Remember wondering what happened behind those staff room doors? Sorry, that’s top-secret information. I can tell you, however that there was plenty of Christmas cheer at our staff party last night.  And where do teachers go for some holiday merriment? …

Then and Now

It’s just been a few short months, but the gains in writing have come in leaps and bounds. Check out what my students did back then in September – and boy, what they can do now. Then: Me and my mom …

A Christmas Mystery

Whoawhoawhoa. WHOA. Ok, all I know is that a little guy in my class was called down to the office to pick up a special delivery and the next thing I know, he comes back to class with an “Elf Telegram” …