Jan to June 2016

Snow

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After a few weeks of heavier topics, I felt snowed under and it sparked my memories about snow. One winter we missed A LOT of school. The newspaper delivered orange balls to be put on car antennas so they could be seen around corners. That was, of course, when cars had antennas that orange balls […]

July to December 2015

Names for Friend

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It is said that the Eskimos have 40-50 names for different kinds of snow. So why do we have one name for friend? If someone asks if you know a particular person, our answer is something like, “Oh, ya, he’s a friend of mine.” But aren’t they actually – Acquaintance.  Someone you’ve met along the […]