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Congratulate the Students, Then Thank a Teacher

7 days ago

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  Shout-out to every student who walked out of their classroom today. Shoutout to the kids of Montgomery Blair High School (so proud of you, Blazers!) and other D.C. area students who got on the Metro with their signs and their voices to bring their protest directly to the doorstep of the lawmakers and the…

[Quick Quiet Thoughts] They Haven’t Outgrown Me Yet

3 weeks ago

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Photo: We are very lucky to have a phenomenal children’s museum in the area, and they are opening their brand new building officially tomorrow. I’ve had the pleasure of being a very, very small part of the Discovery Museum’s transformation, and I took the opportunity to take the boys to the “soft opening” before the…

The Next Set of Challenges

3 weeks ago

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Photo: It’s still winter, but the absence of snow and the warming temperatures have given us opportunity to visit with the flower beds in preparation for Spring plantings (which are still a ways off). I’m very pleased to see that the over-winter preparations we did back in November have produced gloriously black and nutrient-filled soil…