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How Was Your Weekly Ride?

by Queenie on December 31, 2010

Tweet Whew, the week flew by so fast and like that tomorrow will be the start of a brand new year. Many of us are tying up loose ends and making new beginnings. I am thrilled that I have the opportunity to coast with you into to the new year.  On behalf of the Tandem […]

How Was Your Weekly Ride?

by Melissa on December 24, 2010

Tweet Patrick and I did a pilgrimage called the Camino de Santiago. Walking was important, and amazing, and filled with wonder. But the special part wasn’t only the walking. Some magic happened at the end of the day. As we rested and tended to our blisters in a new Albergue, we’d sit and laugh and […]

Tweet Three weeks off for winter break. Six words. If you ran into a teacher who  said the phrase, I’m sure there was a dreamy look in their eyes and a smile on their face. I’m sure your smiling kids bounded through the door on Friday, shouted these words at the top of their lungs, […]

How Was Your Weekly Ride?

by Patrick on December 17, 2010

Tweet Uphill Climbs A Tough Cookie- I have a student whose behavior has been a challenge and no matter what strategies I use, I can’t make it work. Having a meeting tomorrow to solve the problem. My Grandma- My Grandma had to move out of her house into a hospital care facilities. It’s hard being […]

Tweet Nielson recently took a survey on the most in demand gifts for kids in 2010. Apple products overwhelmingly dominated the “must have” toys this holiday season.The results? I-phone G4 I pod touch 3-I pad. The rest of the list included the Harry Potter Lego Video Game, Kinect for X-box, camera videophones, and Barbie Video […]

How Was Your Weekly Ride?

by Melissa on December 3, 2010

Tweet It took about a month to walk across Spain. Five hundred miles. It was the last month of my year there and I decided to spend it doing a pilgrimage called the Camino de Santiago. On the first day Patrick and I met, we discovered at the end of the day that he had […]

Tweet A kid who moves is a kid who learns. -Richard Simmons Last week, Patrick and Melissa worked out with the fabulous Richard Simmons, at his originalSlimmons Studio. He’s amazing, and wonderful, and cares so deeply about the future of our kids. tackling the issue of childhood obesity and pushing for increased school exercise programs. For today’s Wisdom, pick […]

Wednesday Wisdom

by Melissa on October 13, 2010

Tweet Imagination is more important than knowledge. -Albert Einstein

Wednesday Wisdom

by Melissa on October 6, 2010

Tweet It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. -Albert Einstein

Wednesday Wisdom

by Melissa on September 22, 2010

Tweet It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. -Albert Einstein