Monthly Archives: October 2010

Primary Colors and Prime Ministers

“I cannot pretend to be impartial about the colors. I rejoice with the brilliant ones, and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.” – Winston Churchill I don’t actually remember learning the color wheel. I am sure that at some … Continue reading

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Paris, tu me manques

I don’t know if you have been following what is happening in Paris right now (and France as a whole), but my students and I have been reading articles and talking about it all week.   You can see some amazing … Continue reading

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Hello there Indulgence

Chocolate. Can there ever be too many ways to eat chocolate? No.  At the school where I teach there is a chocolate box in the front office, dutifully stocked by the school secretary who knows what people need to continue … Continue reading

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What is art?

I am currently reading one of the best books I have ever read. I guess I should offer the disclaimer that I declare this about most books I am reading, as I am given to profuse and extreme expressions of … Continue reading

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Almost Famous

I love my job. Part of this love is birthed from sheer gratefulness, as jobs are few and far between these days.  But often even those who are thankful to have jobs dread going to them. Not so with Mademoiselle … Continue reading

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A Last Look Back at Summer

Today was the first truly fall day, the first day where I have stayed bundled in wool socks and a sweatshirt since coming home from church, the first day where I started pining for Christmas movies, and the first day … Continue reading

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