Oh No!!

We had, up until this evening, a tree on our tree lawn. A line of severe thunderstorms flew through the greater Cleveland area earlier. When the alert came through my phone, it said winds up to 80 mph. Looking at our poor tree, I can believe it. It could have been much, much much worse.…

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My Classroom

As some of you may know, my initial plan for my adult life was to become a pediatrician. For various reasons, I changed my mind. I decided to go to graduate school to pursue my doctorate in infant cognition and perceptions. Because of illness, I had to give up that dream, though not before publishing…

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Ballet at the Zoo

A few months ago, I took a trip to the Cleveland MetroParks Zoo to watch the Cleveland Ballet perform “Alice”. For those of you who don’t know me, I took tap, ballet and jazz lessons for 15 years. (And like my mother used to say, it’s a good thing I did. I’m still klutzy. )…

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The Princess and the Pea

I was vacuuming the other day and I had stacked the deck furniture cushions on the couch. My dad had thrown one of the couch cushions on top. And that’s where I found Ivory the next morning. This picture reminded me of the story of The Princess and the Pea by Hans Christian Andersen. I…

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Link Roundup #5

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