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I need whiskers….

My husband says I’m not clumsy.  He says I just don’t pay attention to where I am going.  That I’m always thinking of 4 things at once.  I guess where the walls are doesn’t count as one of those things. … Continue reading

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Because I Said So

Ok, ok….I admit it. My default answer is the #1 old standby, “Because I said so.” Why, you ask? Because I said so. If that isn’t enough to make me rethink a lesson, just listen to this. For native Spanish-speakers … Continue reading

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American Football, the Common Core and the Canadians.

Why do we call our football “football” when we hardly ever use our feet? I’ve never understood that. It should be called throwball, runball, touchdownball or something like that. So when a student asks me why we call American Football … Continue reading

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