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What Do I Want to Be?

This is the second of three articles as described in an earlier post inspired by Dave Gamache. Dave posed three questions: What are three things I want to do? What are three things I want to be? What are three things I want to have? This my response to the second question. Be Bold My […]

Third-Grade Writing Lessons from 1980

My third-grade teacher was infuriating. Memories of 1980 include learning to read using advanced phonics (man-u-fac-ture), struggling with multiplication tables (I still do), and writing sentences using our vocabulary words. Ms. Robinson (no, nothing like that) wouldn’t let us start sentences with the words “I” or “The.” Furthermore, if my memory is churning correctly, our […]