Monthly Archives: March 2010

St. Patrick’s Day Non-Proliferation Treaty

Dear Parents and Leprechauns of the World, Stop the madness! Today I am begging you, BEGGING. YOU. To stop this senseless St. Patty’s escalation and let the rest of us get back to our old traditions of making green pancakes … Continue reading

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When I Grow Up

Magoo told me the other day that he wants to be a paleontologist when he grows up. Then he self-corrected and told me that no, he just wants to be a “regular dad” who stays home. He wants to be … Continue reading

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A Letter

Laylee’s been learning about letter writing at school. Here’s a transcription of a letter she recently wrote to her teacher: Dear Miss Snop/Rachel, I woke up early. It was 7:00. First I got dressed. Next, I looked at the clock. … Continue reading

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The Good

“Yes, I think there’s a lot to do to make quality education available and relevant to all children. Yes, I’m still trying to figure out what I can do to help. Today I’d like to focus on what’s going right. … Continue reading

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Yogurt Chronicles

Magoo’s had a few problems with yogurt in his life. I didn’t realize quite how many until a couple of days ago when he asked for some and then started telling me the Rules of Yogurt, one at a time. … Continue reading

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Education and You

Laylee has had 2 classroom teachers and several subject specialists since beginning school 2 years ago. We have enjoyed them all. They are energetic, kind, talented educators and I think she’d move in with several of them if given the … Continue reading

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