Monthly Archives: December 2008

Remembering in the Present Tense

I loved reading the homework last week. I loved reading about visits to the food bank to deliver food; visits to the emergency room to deliver books; and visits to neighbors to deliver cookies. I loved reading about (and tasting) … Continue reading

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What We Really Want…

What do you really want for Christmas? What are you hoping for during Hanukkah? These are the questions that children hear at this time of year. And so do we. These sound like simple questions, and they are. Too simple. … Continue reading

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Puzzling Over Standardized Tests

As a child, I often watched my mother or grandmother sit down at the dining room table with an ashtray, a cup of coffee, and a pen. The morning paper had been read and it was time for the crossword … Continue reading

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