Monthly Archives: April 2013

Spring comes twice

This Spring in Minnesota has been long delayed, with snow and cold weather extending far longer than expected.  But recently, the sun has come out, it’s getting warmer and we’re finally seeing signs of Spring.  This new relief is very … Continue reading

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TRBL’s first word

When I read books with Timothy, I ask him to point to things — “Where’s the elephant?” — and sometimes he’ll point to the elephant, and if he doesn’t, I take his hand and place it on the elephant and … Continue reading

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The Godfather

Our family’s love of eating can get in the way of learning.  Following a recent snowfall, I handed Timothy some snow – hoping that he would study it, smell it, feel the texture, the cold, the moisture.  But instead, he … Continue reading

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Red Headed Road Warrior

We just completed our eleven day, 3,500 mile driving trip out East to visit possible colleges for Elisabeth.  She saw a dozen schools — not counting the one we visited by accident —  and it was a great trip. Timothy … Continue reading

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