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Of Frost and Foliage
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Of Frost and Foliage

“O hushed October morning mild, Thy leaves have ripened to the fall; Tomorrow’s wind, if it be wild, Should waste them all.” from “October” by Robert Frost The people who know such things predict that this week will be peak foliage-looking-time here in northern New Hampshire. The tour buses are already lining the streets of … Continue reading

There are still seats available– “you come, too”
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There are still seats available– “you come, too”

Teaching with Poetry Out Loud: Building a Community in Your Classroom A Teachers’ Round Table Offering Saturday, October  1, 2022, 1-3:30 p.m., ET, via Zoom Holly Smith, Instructor Poetry Out Loud is a free, ever-changing source for  bringing poetry to life in the classroom. In this Teachers’ Round Table session, educator and Poetry Out Loud … Continue reading

Football
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Football

On September 28, 1892, the first night football game was played in Mansfield, PA. I know all the arguments against it, really I do, but I love to watch football. There’s something mesmerizing about a well-run route, a perfectly thrown spiral pass, the hopefulness of a long field goal kick. Playing in all weather: the mud, … Continue reading