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This and That

In no particularly order: I love it here, I still feel very much at home even though I am freakishly abnormal when I go shopping and I sweat like a cold glass of lemonade on a hot, humid day, only not nearly so sweetly. I have decided a toaster oven is going to be a […]

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Isaac Watts: Passing Too Hasty Judgment

Previously   VIII. There is yet another mischievous principle which prevails among some persons in passing a judgment on the writings of others, and that is, when from the secret stimulations of vanity, pride, or envy, they despise a valuable book, and throw contempt upon it by wholesale: and if you ask them the reason […]

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A Christmas Day SErmon

On the following Sabbath, the Rev. Mr. Morris, who added to his other qualifications as a pastor the rare faculty of winning the love of the little ones, preached his Christmas sermon. They knew that it was intended for them quite as much as for the mothers and fathers ; so that, when his text, […]

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Scrapbook of Christmas quotes from teaching magazines

These were taken from various education magazines published between 1895 and 1920 Share! Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

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Davao Diary, Day Six

Day 6: We took a cab down to the shore, and then we took a boat over to Paradise resort on Samal island for the afternoon. Our ferry, to the left. Paradise Resort is popular with Korean tourists, so much so that the signs are all in Korean as well as English and Visayan. It […]

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