Lent-ing a Hand

imageSo tomorrow is Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday, where we all get to binge on as much delicious food as we can before Lent begins on Ash Wednesday.

I remember last year writing the post A Seven-Page Sunday which gave an account of my Lenten experience in 2015 and I enjoyed writing it because it gave an accurate portrayal of what I was going through at the time.

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Sails and the Details

After this past Saturday’s blizzard in New York State we got hit pretty hard and I spent all day Satuimagerday and Sunday at home.

I caught up on all my work for midterms for my students and got to watch a couple of timeless classics like Pride and Prejudice with my two sisters.

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Arthritic Arithmetic

imageSo the last couple of weeks at the high school where I work I was asked to teach Integrated Algebra I Regents Prep to a group of four juniors.

The task was a little daunting considering I haven’t touched Algebra since 2002 but I said I would. Once I started brushing off the cobwebs in my mind I started to realize that Common Core Algebra is a little tougher than when I was attending high school more than ten years ago.

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Ye Olde Lessons of Christmas Past

49684-Blue-Christmas-HouseEvery night as I watch Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune, the commercials have almost completely marketed Christmas gifts–from the Audi year-end sales event, to the Hess Truck, to Target’s latest Star Wars-themed commercials leading consumers to buy, buy, buy.

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