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Library of Impressions

My dad was flying back from Israel this past weekend and arranged to have a several day layover in Paris. This marked his first time in Paris, and I was determined for us to enjoy it as much as possible … Continue reading

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Jillian Michaels and Robert Frost

Jillian Michaels may be a sadist, but at least there is poetry. Ok, I should back up. I love my colleagues.  Regardless of how often I get frustrated with my students, I love the teachers and staff that I work … Continue reading

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Kiss the Earth

My students are currently memorizing French romantic poetry.   To prepare them for this quarter, I spent a class period discussing what defines the French Romantic movement.  One of my colleagues teaches English, and she has the best description to differentiate … Continue reading

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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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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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