Think outside the box

For one of my Hanover College elementary education classes, I did an author study. This means I researched a children’s author, presented the information to my class, told them about the author and discussed the types of books he/she has written. For my author study, I chose Barbara Park (a.k.a. one of my all-time favorite authors). I absolutely…

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Greetings from Colorado

Greetings from Colorado! My family and I took the opportunity to vacation in Colorado this week. We are staying just outside Vail in a beautiful condo in the mountains. My parents used to come out here a lot early in their marriage, and when my older brother, Mikey, and I were much younger. This is…

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Room for mushrooms

Mushroom hunting is one of my favorite pastimes. Correction, eating the mushrooms after I found them is one of my favorite pastimes. I haven’t been mushroom hunting in a few years, as the places I used to go haven’t been very fruitful. That means, sadly, that I haven’t had the pleasure of eating yummy, delicious…

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Birthday Post!

So if you know me at all, you know the one thing I go all out for are BIRTHDAYS. My own, my best friend’s, the dog down the street – if I know it is your birthday you can safely bet I have a plan in the works to make your day the best it…

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Birthday Bonanza

Saturday, January 15th, 2011, 12:00 am: Me- “IT IS MY BIRTHDAYYYYYYY!” (Gets up and promptly starts ballet dancing up and down the hallways of Crowe) My friends/roommates- “Is this normal? I have never seen anyone be so excited for a birthday.” …What can I say, I do the birthday thing right. I mean, it’s a…

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Creating Moments

More memorable and life-changing than any class I’ve taken at Hanover have been the simple moments I have spent with my friends and sisters on campus. Even as I write this, I’m on a couch with many of my closest friends laughing at a television show. When I left for college, I anticipated my most…

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