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…But Not This Year

“Mom! Ginger’s mom is teaching kindergarten!” “Phaedra, what are you talking about?” “The sign on Ginger’s front lawn! It says ‘kindergarten’ on it; doesn’t that mean she’s teaching it?” “No, honey.  It’s just a sign telling everyone that Kindergarten Round-Up … Continue reading

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Conferred

So, I am happy to report that, as expected, Phaedra is indeed brilliant and kind and sweet and wonderful.  Her mother, however, while perhaps rather intelligent and extremely patient, can sometimes be found slightly lacking in common sense. Friday morning, … Continue reading

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