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Capturing Summer

This is the first poem that Coco has been inspired to write for a few weeks.  We are having a beautiful, lazy, beach-filled summer.  This poem expresses Coco’s love for summer but specifically, it was her response to reading an … Continue reading

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The Order of the Phoenix

ANOTHER MASTERPIECE FROM JK ROWLING.  HARRY IS A REMINDER AND A SYMBOL TO US OF WHAT A HERO IS.  CAN BE KIND OF A HARD HEAD BUT ALWAYS ACTING WITH THE BEST OF INTENTIONS, HARRY FIGHTS THE GOOD FIGHT.  SEEING … Continue reading

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The Soul of an Octopus

 

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Friendship

Tonight we attended a picnic to celebrate the end of the year with Friendship Circle.  Coco’s best buddy, Rebecca, is graduating.  Rebecca’s friendship, and everything about Friendship Circle, has been the greatest gift to Coco.  Tonight, Rebecca and Coco exchanged … Continue reading

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Helen Keller

ENTIRELY ALONE AMONG PEOPLE DO THE VOICELESS SUFFER… Continue reading

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Coco and I had a very interesting conversation tonight. I am sharing it with her permission. Some press came out today about amazing developments in Rett Syndrome research.  Scientists are extremely close to gene replacement clinical trials. I asked Coco … Continue reading

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100 Wishes

Coco’s homework assignment tonight was a “free-write” poem.  Of course she chose her favorite subject, the moon.  I love, though, that she makes references to her 100 wishes quilt.  Alex and I ordered this quilt (from real Chinese grannies – … Continue reading

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Happy birthday Grandma

  Today is a very special day.  Today is the 82nd birthday of Coco’s favorite person (sorry mom, for calling out your age but you are a wonder of nature and we admire you so).  Coco call Grandma her “SOUL … Continue reading

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Between the Moon and Me

    BETWEEN THE MOON AND ME ANGELS ARE ARRANGING GOSSAMER CARRIAGES TO DELIVER MY DREAMS TO GOD BETWEEN THE MOON AND ME ON FIREFLY WINGS THE SECRETS OF THE AGES ARE WRITTEN BETWEEN THE MOON AND ME LOVE NOTES … Continue reading

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O Joyous Day

Coco and I had a rare afternoon of not too much homework.  It feels like there’s never enough time lately for RPM lessons and creative writing so we took the time to do some skill building.  Then I asked Coco … Continue reading

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