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Cractpot Schedule

Well, it appears that I somehow missed September.  In my defense, over here in my neck of the woods, it didn’t really feel like September at all.  The temperatures were in the 30’s with a humidity level that had my hair all confused trying to decide whether it was channelling Hermoine or Hagrid. Still, despite the weather,… Continue reading Cractpot Schedule

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Comparing Fractions with Cractpots

I just spent 3 hours comparing fractions with like and unlike denominators.  To be perfectly clear, I suppose I should explain that despite the accusations of my son’s grade 6 teacher last year, I do understand the importance of allowing your child to do their own work.  However, I also see the value of a well placed,… Continue reading Comparing Fractions with Cractpots

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Cractpots take Punta Cana (Part 1)

There are some days when you have time to sit down and write, but no stories to tell.  There are some days when you have so many stories and just no time to sit down and tell them.  Today happens to be the latter.  We spent last week in Punta Cana after making a last… Continue reading Cractpots take Punta Cana (Part 1)

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Procrastinating Cractpot

I know in the age of instant social media notifications it might be a little gauche to post about Halloween in November, but I was too busy experiencing it to post about it sooner, so I’m doing it now.  Although I found myself dragging my feet a little bit in the decoration department I pulled… Continue reading Procrastinating Cractpot