I would not think to touch the sky.

I’m prepping for the next series of Core Curriculum.

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A Visit from Saint Nicholas [2017]

Today is Wednesday, December 6, 2017 and St. Nicholas Day. It is time once again for me to tell you the REAL story of St. Nicholas, or at least a tale more accurate than the usual Christmastime fare.
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I Remember

Yesterday was the anniversary of D-Day; the first in over a decade I didn’t sit around Mr. Tom’s kitchen table and listen to him reminisce about the events of those days, particularly about a few of the men lost from his ship. So, I remembered for him.

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The History Lesson [A Limerick]

This week’s limerick challenge is based on the prompt “over the years.” Since April I’ve been pondering this article from Chris Gehrz of the Pietist Schoolman.  And so, when the prompt was given, my mind went immediately to history; of course, this would probably happen anyway, given that I, too, teach history. Continue reading “The History Lesson [A Limerick]”

The Veteran

Every year I share a poem for Veteran’s Day, usually something from World War I. This year, I’ve attempted my own. Continue reading “The Veteran”

Minor, Reaching Majority

This week’s limerick was inspired by a photo prompt, meaning it was open-ended. This is both freeing and terrifying. Here’s what I came up with: Continue reading “Minor, Reaching Majority”

Thoughts on Early Morning Rain

This happened yesterday as I enjoyed the first coffee of the day. Continue reading “Thoughts on Early Morning Rain”

Simple Celebration

 

Taking time to celebrate simple things. Continue reading “Simple Celebration”

Autumn in Five Haiku

You might recall autumn is my favorite season. This morning as I sip my coffee and watch the sun rise over the onion and grass fields out my window, I am inspired: Continue reading “Autumn in Five Haiku”

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