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“Hot Fun in the Summertime”

There was much muttering in the halls of the school. Teachers gathered in small groups to discuss the latest mandate from the Powers-that-Be. Teachers were not happy. Excerpt from the E-mail Received in April 2013 It is highly and strongly recommended that all language art teachers in the district attend the National Writing Project two-week workshop in July. […]

Continue Reading Add comment October 18th, 2013

The New Hoodie

I got a surprise in yesterday’s mail from Discovery: a new hoodie!  

Continue Reading Add comment February 2nd, 2013

Word of the Day: Astonished

24 hours ago, I was preparing for the Kimbell Event. Two teachers who had planned to attend had to cancel: one teacher’s father had a heart attack on Monday and she was on her way to Oklahoma to be with him; the other teacher had unexpected family pop in on her. I nearly cancelled for […]

Continue Reading Add comment November 21st, 2012

Lordy, Lordy, Look Who’s Forty!

The Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth turns 40 years old this year. In honor of that event, the Kimbell curators are bringing out some of their long-hidden, rarely-displayed works of art. To honor the 40 years of patronage, the Kimbell is offering free admission from October 7th – December 30th. Join your colleagues in […]

Continue Reading Add comment October 25th, 2012

How to Post Photos for DEN Events

Go to an event. Take photos. Find a computer with internet access to which you can upload your photos. Log onto (If you don’t already have an account, you’ll need one. The accounts are free; I’ve never received any SPAM from Flickr.) Upload your photos to Flickr. (Follow the directions on the right side […]

Continue Reading Add comment October 25th, 2012

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