FPQ: Rediscovering My Joys

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 […]

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CFFC: What Noses Smell

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week continues with the senses. This week it is the sense of smell. Swan noses are two thin parallel slits on their bills. Cows smell the grass and feed they eat. Cats’ noses… smell everything they encounter as they explore anything new…. …a birthday cake or …someone’s jacket. Cats are […]

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Word(s) of the week: types of fog

I am pairing two weather-related words from two different places. The first is: pogonip (noun). According to dictionary.com, it comes from a Shoshone word which refers to an ice fog that forms in the mountain valleys in Western USA. Being a “flatlander” in the Midwest, I of course had never heard of this term. I […]

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E is for ESL/ELL

May 13, 2015:  E is for ESL/ELL ESL and ELL are acronyms for basically the same thing: ESL stands for English as a Second Language and ELL stands for English language learner. So ESL is a methodology and ELL is the person to whom you apply that methodology in teaching. There are different programs for […]

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