Tag Archives: SOLSC

SOLSC 2014: My One Little Word

Welcome to SOLSC 2014. Thanks to the crew of Two Writing Teachers for hosting this every week. Last week I shared that my OLW for 2013 was MINDFUL and it served me well. This year I had a list: grace, … Continue reading

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SOLSC: Shirley, My Friend

My friend, Shirley, passed in peace from this world on Sunday, December 1. She is now relieved of the gioblastoma which caused her pain and loss of words. The last time I visited her, she was sleeping in a peaceful … Continue reading

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SOLSC: Fifty Years Ago

The newspaper I saved that day. Thanks to Two Writing Teachers for providing a place to share our slices every week. Ten When I was ten, we moved from Monrovia, California to Simi Valley, California. My grandmother called it a … Continue reading

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SOLSC: The Thankful Month

My dad didn’t like November. It was the month in which his father died. It was the month my mom pregnant with my brother contracted polio. (Luckily it was non-paralytic and my brother arrived safe. Me? I like this month. … Continue reading

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SOLSC: Shirley, Friend and Former Colleague

</ There are some people who come into your life that make a difference. My friend, Shirley is one such person. She started in my district as a substitute and subbed for me many times. Her way with students always … Continue reading

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SOLSC: Learning Curve

Learning Curve For the last ten years our school has partnered with the local public library and the ESD district to host ‘Read and Play’, a PreK story time for families and young ones. It was help in our school’s … Continue reading

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Slice of Life Story Challenge: Forty Two Years Ago

Canyon de Chelley…the deep turquoise sky against the cliffs of pumpkin-colored sandstone, a place of peace. The canyon cuts deep, the river bed long dried out as autumn begins. The cottonwoods swaying, sounding like rattles. I was a girl of … Continue reading

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SOLSC: I Will Write Tonight

I need to get in the habit of lists. I had a great idea for today to write about( on the weekend) and now it’s lost somewhere in my brain. I am committed to writing something every week regardless of … Continue reading

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SOLSC: Playing with Form and Words

Last week, I finally finished a poem for a belated summer poetry swap. I sent it off and will share soon.it was a modified Fibonacci form and words. There’s been another poem rolling around this week: Books Books Stories Libraries … Continue reading

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SOLSC: School Beginnings

School’s back in session. I can’t believe it’s been a week already. Seen all the classes with two back to back kinder classes at the end of the day today. Oh. My. Word. I forget what babies they are and … Continue reading

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