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2015 Winter Newsletter

My Plan for 2015 (besides shoveling snow) First name, last name, I don’t remember: his students just called him “Gunner,” and he was one of my favorite education professors at Saint Lawrence.  He had all sorts of good things to say, but thirty-three years later what I remember is, “If you’re not on the edge, you’re taking […]

Snow Poem

Someone sent Kate this poem for Valentine’s Day.  We don’t know who. I really like it.   Listen, Valentine In the check out line When a stranger warns of a blizzard Do not say, “Yippee, more snow!” Leave the store before you imagine Violet shadows on a clean white field The way the edges soften […]