The Ragtag Daily Prompt today is the word lies. There is a lot I could write on this topic (for instance, most of what happened at the RNC these last four days). But I was just made aware of a John Oliver (I love this guy!!) show from a few weeks ago that is very […]Read More RDP/FOWC: How We Teach & Learn History All Wrong in America
Fandango’s Provocative Question this week encourages us to look inward, at ourselves. Fandango writes: I saw this question on a site that offers up a bunch of “deep, philosophical” questions and this one intrigued me. It’s about evolution, but not in the context of Darwin’s evolution of the species. It’s more about evolution of the […]Read More FPQ: Rediscovering My Joys
Fandango’s Provocative Question this week is a topic being debated in the news lately. Our non-leader Orange Man wants all the kids to return to school and virus be damned. Many, if not most, districts have been saying that online learning has had mixed results so far. I can easily believe that. Fandango’s question is: […]Read More FPQ 78: School In Pandemic America
A new week, a new set of questions in Melanie’s Share Your World! Questions: In your opinion, what’s the closest thing to real magic?When the first flowers of spring appear after a long winter. Where is the worst smelling place you’ve been?The basement of our former house. It was an old house and prone to […]Read More SYW: Magic, Bad Smells, Bad Bosses, & Voting
Cee’s On the Hunt for Joy this week has the theme Let a kid decorate. I’m not around kids much anymore, so I went into my archives from my years of teaching. Since my language arts students were all of Mexican & Central American origin, we celebrated the Day of the Dead on the day after […]Read More Joy With Kids
For Fandango’s challenge Who Won the Week? I picked two: one political and one personal. First, the political: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for her remarks to a right-wing reporter, who asked her if she “hated” Trump. Pelosi said she didn’t hate anyone, that her Catholic faith had taught her not to hate, and that she prays […]Read More WWTW: Political and Personal
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is “Busy or People Working.” Every year, the last weekend in April (this weekend!), our church has a huge rummage sale, our biggest fundraiser of the year. We always need a lot of volunteers. The sale takes over nearly every room in the church. We have a clothing room […]Read More CFFC: Working Hard or Hardly Working?
School hallways: Museum hallways: Capitol Hallway Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge, 8/1/17Read More CFFC: Hallways I Have Walked
On our recent trip to North and South Dakota, our first stop was in Fargo. There is an open-air museum in West Fargo called “Bonanzaville” where, after touring the indoor part of the museum with an eclectic mix of historical objects, you can wander down streets lined with historic buildings meant to resemble a frontier […]Read More CFFC: Where’s the Fire??
There are different types of partnerships throughout life. As children, we pair up with a “best friend” or two. In school, we are taught to work with others and often are assigned to work with partners. As adults, we may have partners at work (such as law firms, where the name of the firm consists […]Read More WPC: Partners