Monthly Archives: August 2011

What a Difference a Day Makes

It was early, the last day of the week and the first week of school. Her meds had not kicked in yet. Laying curled up on the couch, she picked up the cardboard package I set beside the computer to … Continue reading

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First Day

First day of school. Thunder storm woke me at 5:30 a.m. Ugh. As if early mornings weren’t already their own kind of challenge. I was clearly more anxious than either of my returning students. Transition to second grade went very … Continue reading

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It was a whirlwind trip. I arrived in San Diego Thursday midday and got home last night late. In between was overwhelming sensory sights and sounds and meeting for the first time people who felt like old friends. It was … Continue reading

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