Monthly Archives: August 2018

For Whom the Bell Tolls

School bells are about to ring—but not for me. I retired from teaching almost five years ago. Still, I couldn’t resist buying one of these only-a-quarter composition books at Walmart. I miss buying school supplies, but I can’t say I … Continue reading

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Quiz Time

This post is intended for critical thinkers. Warning: there are no pictures. Recently, I attended a three-day writing workshop on the campus of NC State. (Click here to read the column I wrote about my Friday morning parking woes: reading

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Ciao! (Goodbye Home, Hello Italy)

In just a few weeks, I’ll be in Italy. The Tuscany area, to be exact. Florence, the capital of this beautiful district in central Italy, is where my husband and I will spend the first three nights of our trip. … Continue reading

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