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Monday #33: Fun Shows

I’ve been teaching adults lately. Mostly, I put out a bunch of supplies and ideas and let grownups take a break from their real lives to play for a while. This, as you might guess, is often a challenge for … Continue reading

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Monday #26: Beginning

Being a beginner… it’s a challenge. Especially when you’ve become an expert at other things in your life. Owning up to feeling confused and not knowing what to do, starting off on something and doing it poorly, being in the … Continue reading

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Monday #24: Groundhog Day

There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age. ~Sophia … Continue reading

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Monday #19: Year New Haiku

Something that I’ve noticed about working with children in poetry workshops is how much they enjoy “template” based poetry lessons. Template based poems are those that give you a structure or a format to follow and, particularly in the beginning, kids really gravitate … Continue reading

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Monday #22: This Is Only A Test

Last week I learned about a very smart, very creative, very interesting math whiz.  Her name is Vi Hart and she calls herself a mathemusician.  Her goal is simple: to make math cool.  Now, maybe some of you already think … Continue reading

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Monday #17: Cards and Bards

I never sent out holiday cards last year.  I don’t really know why, I just didn’t.  And, I still feel badly about it, but I haven’t even gotten this year’s cards ready yet and it’s already December 20.  I am … Continue reading

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