Monthly Archives: May 2010

What Have I Become In My Rush to Get Where I’m Going?

Canadian Geese crowd the Old Soul’s schoolyard (taken from the car window at dismissal). I am by nature a nature lover and animal lover. I thrive and feel the greatest peace when I’m immersed in and mindful of nature, surrounded … Continue reading

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REAL Inclusion And the Least Restrictive Environment Law

I sat in on a meeting as a Parent Member of the Committee on Special Education (CSE) with the shared responsibility of making decisions pertaining to the education of a child in my town. For privacy reasons, I’m NOT going … Continue reading

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Every Day Is a Good Day To Be Thankful!

I’ve been remiss in posting. I’m not sure any of you miss it so much as I do. My ability to handle what the world throws at me dwindles when I don’t get things off my chest and, more importantly, … Continue reading

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TGIF and Other Thankful Thoughts

OK, so how’s this for original… Instead of posting what I’m thankful for on Thursdays like everyone else in the blogosphere, I’m going to do it on Fridays and call it “TGIF and Other Thankful Thoughts”. LOL! Here’s where my … Continue reading

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Chutes & Ladders

The Boys’ PT at school thinks they can’t climb up a 4′ hard-runged rope ladder! I know they can do that and a WHOLE LOT MORE! The Boys were up and down those Chutes & Ladders keeping up with kids … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day!

Run your fingers through my soul. For once, just once, feel exactly what I feel, believe exactly what I believe, perceive as I perceive, look, examine, and for once; just once, understand.” ~ Oscar Wilde (copied from the website of … Continue reading

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TGIF and Other Things I’m Thankful For

It’s been awhile since I did my Thankful Thursday post… That’s because I was advised that it’s not “effective” blogging to copy everyone else in the blogosphere for post ideas. In truth, I think we’re all thankful for vaguely and/or … Continue reading

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