Category Archives: school

iMemories: Shipping Time

Sunday, March 3rd 2019   After procrastinating for ten months, I’m finally getting this box out of here with just some parts of my soul inside.   As an obsessive documenter with some notable adventures under my belt, I have beloved … Continue reading

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D&D in Da House

Wednesday, February 20th 2019   “Dad?  My friends and I were wondering if you could lead us on a little quest, you know,  so we can build up some points…” Now, I don’t know anything about Dungeons and Dragons except … Continue reading

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Shining Light: Words that Don’t Belong to Everyone

Monday, February 11th 2019   Astonishingly, a School Committee Member in our town is currently under hot scrutiny for having said the full N*word out loud in front of a group of students.  In the turmoil that has ensued, of … Continue reading

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Another Magical Time with ClaraJane

Thursday, Feb 7th 2019   Hard to believe these dental trips might end up among happy memories from this childhood, but they just may.   ClaraJane is surprisingly chipper after having anticipated THE 100TH DAY OF SCHOOL for weeks and … Continue reading

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Parenting: Self-Actualized, Competent, Capable, Confident Adults

Wednesday, February 6th 2019   As I am now on a journey to better understand how to deal partner with helicopter parents, I came across this wonderfully inspiring and succinct overview of How to Raise an Adult by Standford Dean … Continue reading

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Tobin Winter Concert 2019

Friday, February 1st 2019 ClaraJane in 2nd Grade, Gavin (brief appearance) in 5th Grade. ClaraJane has a speaking part making an introduction; rather proud of my mini-mi emcee! Other highlights include Shake the Papaya Down and the “world debut” of the … Continue reading

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About Gavin – School Application Style

January 2019 Sadly nervous about the state of the junior high to which Gavin would otherwise transition next year, we are throwing our hat in at least ONE other spectacular option for schooling, in spite of a price tag well … Continue reading

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