Daily Archives: January 21, 2017

Guest blogger: Jennie Fitzkee – How Reading-Aloud Made Me the Teacher and Person I Am Today

My very first day of teaching preschool in Massachusetts, thirty-two years ago, was both career and life altering.  Lindy, my co-teacher, asked me to read the picture books to children each day after our Morning Meeting.  Sure (gulp)!  I was … Continue reading

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 Lantern – pensitivity #writephoto

Neither Mother or Father were impressed. They saw it as a flagrant display of disrespect and vanity. ‘Just because you can doesn’t mean you have to!’ Mother admonished her offspring. ‘We are leaders, not exhibitionists,’ Father added. ‘It is our … Continue reading

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Lantern – Ritu Bhathal #writephoto

In the darkness, all seemed hopeless. What was I supposed to do? I’d done what I had seen done in countless films, gone to the confessional in the church. I’m not a church-goer. I don’t know whether it would help me, … Continue reading

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#writephoto, Dancehall Of Dread – Pamela Morse

#writephoto In the darkest moment of winter, heaviness and despair falls on the land.  Frightened workers huddle indoors, sharing the heat of a single stove in the dance hall of the dead.  The musical sounds drift in from the streets, … Continue reading

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The spinner

She sits and spins, A tapestry of wonders taking shape and life Between her vision and her words. Her mind a world away From errant children setting out To carry the spark of life To a new dawning. And yet, … Continue reading

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Wonder #midnighthaiku

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