Category Archives: Living

Writing to Connect with Nature

Write to Connect is the theme for the 2013 National Day on Writing, which has expanded into a weeklong celebration of making connections through writing. In my October 6th blog post, I wrote about the importance of being a connected … Continue reading

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I Am a Connected Educator!

October is Connected Educator Month, which “seeks to broaden and deepen educator participation in online communities of practice and move toward a more fully connected and collaborative profession.” In response, I have been pondering my own connections. I have always … Continue reading

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A Succulent Garden

Succulents fascinate me, and over the years, my husband and I have collected a wide-variety of the unusual plants. Many thrive in terracotta pots on our front deck while others flourish in containers arranged on the flagstone patio out back. … Continue reading

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A Soft Serve Education

August 19, 2013 was the Monday before school started in Oceanside. Consequently, it was a day filled with jitters for students and teachers as they anticipated all the possibilities of a new school year. That Monday was also National Soft … Continue reading

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Many Ways to See

For me, SDAWP Photo Voices is all about noticing as much as possible. If I miss seeing something, I might miss an opportunity to take an interesting photograph. Once an object catches my eye, I look at it from all … Continue reading

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Carlsbad Cliffs

My husband and I discovered a new place to walk recently when we couldn’t find anywhere to park as we normally do in Carlsbad. We found a spot south of the sea wall and decided to venture further south on … Continue reading

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An Orange Abstract

I usually take photographs when I am out doing things and going places, but I forget to consider the everyday objects in my home. Last week was different. My husband and I have been cleaning out our garage, and we … Continue reading

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