Tag Archives: appreciation

Mother’s Day: appreciation, but no glorification, please!

Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers out there and all others who play a significant mothering/nurturing/supporting role for children, especially young children. Well, and especially teenagers, too! My husband and I have been blessed in the mother department. Both our … Continue reading

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How to retain – or regain – a sense of community during a pandemic

In the past few weeks I’ve heard some distressing comments from former colleagues, younger colleagues who have been working through the strains and constraints of COVID.  The COVID work world, complete with rapidly switching to Zoom, teaching by Zoom, having … Continue reading

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Today is Husband Appreciation Day!

Hear ye, hear ye! Today, April 18, is officially Husband Appreciation Day. I had no idea. Surely there’s no special day more worthy of celebration. Mind you, as it happens it is also National Lineman Day, National Haiku Poetry Day, … Continue reading

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