Tag Archives: Arvon Township School

Passenger pigeons, Show & Tell and my dad

As some of you may know my dad died on January 11th.  Exactly three months ago today. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer that had invaded his bones and I wrote this love-letter blog back in 2013 after learning his … Continue reading

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Apple snow

Posted in December 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

Somewhere under the rainbow and between pink roses

Hello, dear friends and readers. Isn’t the rainbow photo truly lovely? It’s a picture taken by Anne, our county treasurer, just after a recent rainstorm.  It’s the little K-6 elementary school where I work.  Perhaps our tiny school is the … Continue reading

Posted in August 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 32 Comments

Day in My Life: Inside a two-room schoolhouse

Imagine you’re a six-year-old in 1911.  You live on a farm about a mile from the nearest neighbor.  It’s time for you to be educated, Ma says.  You’ve got new shoes–your first shoes ever–and you’ll walk with your big brother … Continue reading

Posted in April 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 29 Comments

With tears streaming down my face…

It’s my daughter’s fault. She ignited a memory this morning, a very cherished memory of our children’s elementary years. As many of you know, we live in a small township with about 460 residents (down twenty folks since the 2000 … Continue reading

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You can’t call that just a Bubble!

Let’s pretend we’re back in school and our teacher said, “Write a story about what you did today.” This blog is the story of my day.  (Yes, yes, many blogs are stories about my day.  But this one has photographs … Continue reading

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The second blog you’ve all been waiting for…Meet my friend & blog-reader Susan from across the bay!

Hello readers!  This is the second in a series of introductions.  Did you remember I promised (way back in August) to introduce you to some of the regular blog readers/commenters ?  The first one was Laurie Buchanan.  The second guest blog … Continue reading

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