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Our Multi-generational Neighborhood

Inviting, relaxing, and comfortable to the lower back, we enjoy sitting in rocking chairs inside and out. We are in the Autumn of our lives now and want to savor these moments. From our perch on the front porch, we … Continue reading

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Mr. Widget’s Factory in History Class!

Once upon a time, I received a request to teach US History from the Civil War to the 1960s. The class was to be taught in summer school to those 8th graders who had failed the subject and needed it … Continue reading

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