Author Archives: Headmistress

Chicken Liver Afritada

This dish tastes much better than it looks here, provided you don’t mind chicken liver, and I don’t mind liver, period. It’s super easy on the budget as well. We have it about once a week now. I should also mention that a Filipina friend brought this to a shared supper a few weeks ago, […]

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Juan Bobo and the Pot, an ERIC publication

ERIC ED159874: Juan Bobo and the Pot 1.by ERIC Publication date 1975 This story and coloring book is one in a series of Puerto Rican folktale books and is designed for use in a bilingual/bicultural education setting. This volume is geared to those students just beginning to learn English. The illustrated story is followed by […]

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View from my patio

I have a bunch of cool pics but they all get added sideways and i cannot edit them in the blog.  I have to do it tediously one by  one.  Here’s one where I didn’t bother. The colouring in the distance does not nearly do justice to the real scene. The top of that tree […]

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Street scene, Davao

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Parts of Speech with Aesop’s Fables and Silliness (4 of 5)

I put this together for my husband, who is teaching a middle school grammar course for a few weeks, and over half his students are not native English speakers. It only includes adjectives, nouns, verbs, and the occasional preposition because those are the parts of speech the class is reviewing.

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