Seriously? Who shops for food the day before Thanksgiving? Clearly, a lot of people do. This was the line at Honey-Baked Ham in Virginia Beach today. My brother called me today and asked me to go there to get a ham. He hadn’t ordered it, so I was really afraid I would stand in that long, cold line and not even get a ham. It moved much more quickly than I expected, although it took...
Education Week: Why I Will Not Teach to the Test →
I am disturbed by the negative effect that standardized testing has had on education. This is an excellent article reflecting my thoughts and feelings about it.
On Monday, I recorded Matt Lauer’s interview with President Bush, and I just watched it tonight. I knew it would affect me deeply, so I didn’t want to watch it until I really had time. I know it’s not the popular thing, but I have tons and tons of respect for George W. Bush. I’m not saying he was the best president ever. (I don’t have the knowledge to determine...
My Photography →
Check out some of my photos. I try to have a camera with me everywhere I go. I’m hoping to be able to sell some. That would be a cool way to make a living.
So if I call myself “beachgirl” I’m clearly not a fan of cold weather. When Fall arrives and everything begins to die, the weather becomes cooler, and the days shorter, I just end up bummed out. To add to the sadness, baseball season ends. That really bites. I know I’m not supposed to be sad, but I’m sad. I can’t wait for summer, and it’s so far...
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