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Summer Reading for Teachers

Attention Teachers!  While you are sitting outside enjoying your summer, please give some thought to bringing your class to the Rialto Square Theatre next fall. Thanks to a generous donation by  Midland States Bank the Rialto has a Children’s Matinee Series … Continue reading

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♫ ♪ Happy Birthday Victoria Elizabeth ♪ ♫

Victoria Elizabeth has grown up to be an amazing young woman! She is living her dreams in Key West, FL, meeting new people and exploring the world! I could not be more proud!

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Let Freedom Ring! Happy Fourth of July !

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Summer Solstice ………..May you have the longest happiest day of your life!

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Two Months and Counting

A little over two months ago my only daughter moved to Key West. I have survived. Have there been days I would give just about anything to see her? Yes! But she is a grown up and is doing amazingly … Continue reading

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Photo Friday June 7th

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Fairy Fest is THIS Saturday (always the first Saturday in May)

Every year in Pilcher Park the fairies decend upon us. We are lucky enough to be graced by the presence of all of the fairy magic the Universe has to offer. We also have fairies in training who learn the … Continue reading

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National Conservation Training Center – NCTC

NCTC, located in Shepardstown, West Virginia is a beautiful place to learn about conservation, environmental studies, best practices, science, math …………whatever.  There is a long list of topics taught here both in person or online via the internet or podcasts.  … Continue reading

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Play in Nature Keynote Address

Today I was the Keynote Speaker for The Will County Regional Office of Education 2012 Early Childhood Education Conference.  What a fun day to meet with and talk to K-2 Teachers about Play in Nature.  Here is some of what … Continue reading

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Summer……….Bats, Fireflies and Swimming in the Dark!

  Remember those days!  No school.  Summer heat.  Out until the parents MADE you come inside.  Well tonight was the grown-up version of that for me.  I came home from work and my friend met me in the driveway with … Continue reading

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