Tag Archives: laughter

You Are Cordially Invited!

We received an invitation to a Scrabble game this week. Our daughter sent the delightful note to play a barnburner Scrabble game. We take the game seriously and keep several dictionaries on hand. Recorded each game are the names of … Continue reading

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Finding the Perfect Gift

What to get that special someone? How to find the perfect gift? Decisions, decisions when someone seems to have it all… The easy way out is a gift card or cash even. Then the special someone can acquire what he/she … Continue reading

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Gratitude for Little Things

With a joyful heart today, I rejoice in love, family, friends, music and the little things of life which hold great meaning: -family time at the spa in Skaneateles followed by a tasty luncheon -friends both old and new are … Continue reading

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Humor in the Language Lab

Teachers frequently remark that no two seconds are the same in the classroom. My first teaching assignment was at the university level.  Back in the day of reel to reel tapes, our German textbook employed the audio-lingual method. My university classes … Continue reading

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Life’s Ups and Downs

  The Pensive Poet Reflecting life today, pen to paper, I jot down thoughts. Ups and downs, ins and outs. Sadness and laughter. The good comes with the bad sometimes. How did others before me manage? Forcing myself outdoors to … Continue reading

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The Time-Traveling Married Couple

Using some sort of time-traveling device, people have long been fascinated with the idea of traveling in time to another era .  I confess to a love of historical dramas and period pieces such as the PBS series Downton Abbey. … Continue reading

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