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Monthly Archives: April 2020

A-Sittin’ on a Rainbow

Tue, 7 Apr 2020, 09:50 PM (-06:00)

In spite of ourselvesWe’ll end up a-sittin’ on a rainbowAgainst all oddsHoney, we’re the big door prize      —John Prine 1946-2020 What a big ol’ goofy world.

Old School / New School

Tue, 7 Apr 2020, 12:15 PM (-06:00)

1. The Moon “What a beautiful moon tonight!” Jenny said. She attached three pictures of the Kentucky full moon, which looked strangely like ours — big, smiling, round, white; thin, wispy clouds; a glowing streetlight in the foreground. “We saw it!” I replied. And I told her about our venturing forth last night. It had […]

Lean On Me

Tue, 7 Apr 2020, 09:37 AM (-06:00)

This week we started distance learning for real. Yesterday was the first day of algebra in Google Classroom. The kids are working the small assignments I gave them. We’re being gentle on ourselves, so small is good, and no grades this week is better.  Here is the morning announcement I sent out today. Hi folks. It’s […]

Under The Apple Tree

Thu, 2 Apr 2020, 06:41 PM (-06:00)

1. Morning The day started out cloudy, which can be a good thing when you’re locked up at home, easily distracted by blooming flowers or blue sky or green grass. So we got right to work in the morning, Trudy in one room, I in another, both of us clicking on keyboards and talking on […]