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Libraries are Magical

How did we learn as infants?  Ask your parents. I used this technique in teaching beginning German. We first listened.  Then came learning to speak. Finally, to read.  Write too.  Thus parents are our first teachers.  The language of love … Continue reading

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Forsooth, Still Winter!

Impatience surrounds us. For example, waiting for an elevator. There is always that person who, no matter if the button is lit up, will hit it again. Sometimes there are those who stare at the lit button and repeatedly hit … Continue reading

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Waiting and Watching

As I observed the green shoots which pushed up amidst the snow and Fall’s leaf remnants, I waited and watched. While elsewhere around the globe bursts of yellow are apparent, it is not the case here in my garden. Watching … Continue reading

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