Smiling Gnome

Smiling Gnome

Look for something positive every day even if you have to look a little harder. It is out there waiting to be found and waiting to bring a smile to our faces. Stop. Look around. What do you see?  GNOMES EVERYWHERE Today I saw a gnome before 6am. Then, I saw...

BE LIKE LUKE

BE LIKE LUKE

I read these statistics this week about struggling readers and reading growth. Here are a few highlights from We Are Teachers. ✓ Proficient third-grade readers are nearly five times more likely to graduate high school than their peers with below-basic-reading skills....

Women of the Sea-Mermaids

Women of the Sea-Mermaids

What is your spin on mermaids? Most of our planet Earth is covered in water in many shades of green, blue, silver, and muddy brown. It is a little wonder that for centuries the oceans and seas were believed to hide mysterious creatures including mermaids. Could mermaids actually be real? Historical eyewitnesses have claimed to see mermaids including Christopher Columbu Mermaid Signs off the shores of Haiti during the 1400’s. He said she was ugly. Mermaid sightings even document back to the Roman Emperor Augustus in (63 BC). With historical documentation about the validity of mermaids existing could these mystical beauties be real?  Are you a doubter? Ask yourself one question. With 95% of the oceans having never been explored could mermaids be swimming in the dark seas? A doubter or not, here are 12 amazing facts about mermaids

Modern Shabby Chic

Modern Shabby Chic

Every woman needs more than one pair of shoes. Right? I think every woman needs more than one table in her life as well. I am not talking a vanity table or a night stand table. I am speaking about a gigantic table with three or more leaves that will seat 16 people. A...

First Snow

First Snow

After the first snow fall of the season, being the first to design footprint tracks and snow angels makes me happy. Although, yesterday my tracks were made from the tires of my white Toyota cruising down the interstate leaving a trail of black asphalt behind. How...