Tag Archives: back-to-school

Time to Get Busy (and Learn)!

This week’s topic deals with our memories of end of summer or back to school. I always loved school, so even though I enjoyed summer and not having to wear extra layers of clothing, I always looked forward to the … Continue reading

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Final week of summer vacation

Didn’t Want it to End By Jeff Salter We’re blogging about summer’s ending and school’s beginning.  More specifically:  what were we thinking about during the final week of summer? Two years ago, I wrote about how I never wanted the … Continue reading

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The “Schultűte”

“That’s the thing about lessons, you always learn them when you don’t expect them or want them.”   ― Cecelia Ahern, If You Could See Me Now    Ever heard your parents saying, “When I was your age …” –Well,  I … Continue reading

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Back to School Blues

There’s a volunteer at the bookstore I often work with on the weekends. She’s fourteen, I think, and these past few weeks she’s made it clear, “Do NOT say the word school! Unless it pertains to school clothes shopping.” Obviously she’s … Continue reading

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New School Term

                             I Never Wanted to Go Back                                                  By Jeff Salter              Our theme for a few weeks deals with ‘back to school’ and I’m an expert on this subject:  I never wanted to go back!  In that statement, I … Continue reading

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