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About mysm2000

Having taught elementary school for more than 25 years and been involved in many amazing technology and curriculum projects, I find I've developed a myriad of interests based on literature I've read and music I've heard. I've followed The Wright Three to Chicago, Ansel Adams to Colorado, The Kon Tiki Expedition to Easter Island, Simon & Garfunkel lyrics to New York City, Frank Lloyd Wright to Fallingwater, Pennsylvania, and have only just begun.

Spain and Home Again

Well I’ve been home for two days now and have just about settled back in and finished with the jet lag.  I’ll pick up where I left off Tuesday night when the Internet was giving me trouble.  Here are a … Continue reading

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Roses Final Day

Beautiful day again today — a perfect beach day.  I checked out one of the cruises first thing this morning and then had my final time on the beach and in the sea.  There was only one thing I wanted … Continue reading

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Roses Day 5

What a gorgeous day at the beach!  It was sunny and hot and breezy, the water cool and refreshing, and the hum of different languages in the background made it a sleepy and tranquil day.  Here’s me in my new … Continue reading

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Roses Day 4

Took a little bus excursion this morning to Castell de la Trinitat and some of the nearby towns.  There are lots of beaches, many smaller than the ones at Roses, but perhaps nicer than ours to take small children to … Continue reading

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Roses Day 3

What an incredibly beautiful resort town!  I’m trying to figure out how to spend the whole summer here.  Another gorgeous, partly cloudy day with people enjoying the shops and the beach and the food — very relaxing.  I took 72 … Continue reading

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Roses Day 2

What a great day! First, another puzzle.  See if you know what this is a picture of.  I’ve never seen one before.  The complete picture will appear at the end of the post and may surprise you. Began the day … Continue reading

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Barcelona Day 5; Roses Day 1

Well, it’s “So long, Barcelona” and “Hello, Roses!”  One of the cool things about Barcelona was the various tiling done on the sidewalk pavement. The third one, I only saw in front of Casa Batllo.  In La Rambla and along the … Continue reading

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