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Every so often…

Every so often you do some task, something that you have done hundreds of times before without issue, and it all goes totally awry. Despite your efforts to get it right, even though you seemingly know exactly what to do, … Continue reading

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Play-Doh day

Play-Doh is a godsend. Not that we needed one today, but rather than turning on the tube or using Technology, we opted for the Play-Doh. Play-Doh never fails. The only thing that might ensue is a disagreement regarding the tools … Continue reading

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Golden Muffins

I have been enjoying lots of treats in ESL Conversation Hour lately. It all started with Rachel and the Oolong tea from Taiwan. We talked a bit about tea and then she brought some in. I looked at it and … Continue reading

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Snow, thunder, heavy rains, and a play

We all know that Chicago is known for its unpredictable weather. The current situation, as we maneuver through the puddles outside, is bordering on flooding. Rivers are already going beyond their banks as the rain keeps falling. It is cold, … Continue reading

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The first snow of the 2018 fall/winter season

They have been promising snow for days. I always take that with a grain of salt as I have an inherent distrust of meteorology and the meteorologists who deliver their craft via the media. I totally understand the science of … Continue reading

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