Monthly Archives: July 2005

Yea! Cooler Weather!

Except for having some of my wonderful students for lessons, it was such an uneventful day. I woke around 4:00am when I heard the rain and I immediately turned off the air and opened the windows. A cool breeze moved … Continue reading

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Heat Wave

Irving Berlin didn’t know what a heat wave was when he wrote the song – had he been alive today he would have certainly known. It hit 94 degrees and the heat index hit 114. It was horrible outside. The … Continue reading

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Gotcha Day

Today is what we call GOTCHA DAY. I have one student, Anna, who was adopted from Korea by some wonderful people. They told me that they celebrate the day she arrived and they call it GOTCHA DAY. So, I adopted … Continue reading

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Going Home

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Quote of the day…

People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

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London Bombings… Remembering Other Days

I woke to Katie Curic and Matt Laurer’s breaking news of another set of “possible” bombings in London. I remember the last time I heard breaking news from this duo… I was teaching a first period general music class at … Continue reading

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Birthday Week for Uncles & Aunts

Happy Birthday to Aunt Norma, Aunt Joyce, Uncle Danny, Uncle Dick and Uncle Raymond! Today is my great-aunt’s, Norma Barmes-Abbott, 76th birthday, and last week was my Uncle Danny’s birthday. Norma and Danny are Grandpa Leroy’s younger sister and brother. … Continue reading

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