Monthly Archives: November 2010

Your epitaph here

I used to bring high school juniors to the local graveyard on the first day of school. As their American History teacher, I wanted to put them nose-to-nose with the “big picture” — History is real people, living in real … Continue reading

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Just Say Hi

How friendly is Watertown? Are you friendly to everyone, or just to folks you know? If a stranger says hello to you, are you suspicious? On our first trip to Scotland, my husband and I were amazed by the way … Continue reading

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No skinny lattes, lots of smiles

When I was a kid growing up in Ohio, the library was where we went to get the next installment of Encyclopedia Brown. We got the book, checked it out, and went home. The Watertown Library in 2010 goes way … Continue reading

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Eat, Pray, Vote

The signs are all over the place. The ads are flying. Tomorrow’s the big day. Are you voting? My bishop made a video urging people to vote (You can see it at http://www.diomass.org). He says it’s part of our Christian … Continue reading

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