Pink by Rachel Mast

May 26, 2011 Pink by Rachel Mast Pink dancing shoes Pink rosy flowers Pink slick lipstick Pink shiny sparkly nail polish Pink iCarly backpack Pink long pants Pink puffy cheeks Pink holey crate box Pink gel pens Pink  puff coat […]

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Tears of Gratitude

May 25, 2011 Yesterday, I walked to school with Rachel.  Most of the time I only get to go to the corner because she is a big girl and she knows to stop and look for cars.  Today, I had […]

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The Best Teacher Ever

May 24, 2011 I don’t know what I was doing 12 years ago today, but I do know that I was not thinking about Rachel completing elementary school, graduating 5th grade and heading off to middle school. She is a […]

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Graduates I Have Known

May 23, 2011 This year I have found myself reminiscing a bit more than usual.  I am going to attribute that to turning 50.  For about seven years, I’ve attributed any of my abhorrent behaviors to being perimenopausal.  Don’t know […]

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Ms. Stefanie, we can be friends again on Monday!

May 21, 2011 We moved to Kansas City from Bartlett, TN (suburb of Memphis) in August of 2008. All of the happenings of our relocation were pretty sudden.  We didn’t know when 2nd grade was done in May that we […]

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What It Means to be a People First Person

May 19, 2011 The 5th grade teachers at Rachel’s school invited me to come and speak to all the 5th graders one more time before school was out. I always go at the beginning of the year and talk about […]

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Do you like Eggplant?

May 18, 2011 Tried and true recipes are great. I get most of my recipes from friends or handed down from family.  One of our favorites came from Jonathan’s Grandma Lucy who is almost 99 years young!  She grew her […]

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Celebrate Reading

May 17, 2011 Jonathan and I love to read. Actually, I enjoy reading but Jonathan LOVES to read.  He reports that he got into trouble in 4th grade for reading when they were supposed to be working on something else […]

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A Few of My Favorite Things

May 16, 2011 We saw CYT South’s production of “Sound of Music” on Sunday afternoon.  I love “a few of my favorite things” so I thought today I would share a few of my favorite things from our busy weekend. […]

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Lessons Learned from Children’s Choirs

May 15, 2011 Tonight,  Rachel will have her final Children’s Choir Concert. There will be more choir concerts but they won’t be children’s choir.  In thinking about t his, a bit of melancholy invades my soul.  There is a wonderful innocence […]

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