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Carol Varsalona
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Ardent proponent of lifelong learning, reading, writing, and vigorous student-centered classrooms
Ardent proponent of lifelong learning, reading, writing, and vigorous student-centered classrooms

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This blog was posted at my Wonder Lead Ambassador site on the Wonderopolis Wonder Ground.

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Celebrate Zen Moments
Celebrate Zen Moments
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Celebrate Zen Moments
Did it really take a car accident , t o slow me down, encourage me to keep an even keel, and remind me to celebrate life living moments in a zen-like way?  In trying to release the negative tension, I found a poem to ponder. My Legacy by Ryokan, Dewdrops on...
Celebrate Zen Moments
Celebrate Zen Moments
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One Afternoon: Then and Now
As I looked out over the Long Island Sound from the Connecticut shore a few days ago, I noticed how still it appeared. The sky had an azure tint with soft clouds floating like cotton balls. The water surrounding the sleek sailboats rippled ever so slightly....
One Afternoon: Then and Now
One Afternoon: Then and Now
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It's Hot
Summer heat lays heavily this morning.  Instead of an energic beginning of the day, there was a lethargic feeling.  Lethargy L ong  dog days,    Marked by record heat, come  as E arly-arrival weather,    Scorching and sizzling. T odders run with  glee,    S...
It's Hot
It's Hot
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Expecting the Good
Life is fragile and uncertain and it only takes a few seconds to have it turned upside down. Two days ago, on an ordinary summer day, I felt the wind knocked out of me as I faced a surrealistic experience that left me shaken and in flux.  ******* There wa...
Expecting the Good
Expecting the Good
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Inside this post is a sneak peek of Sylvia Vardell and Janet Wong's new book, Great Morning! Poems for School Leaders to Read Aloud. I am proud and honored to be included as one of the 50+ poets featured in the book.
Giving and Receiving
Giving and Receiving
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Giving and Receiving
“To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.” Mark Twain's inspirational quote above is one that applies to how I feel about the Poetry Friday community. Among the poets, there are joyful conversations and rich poetry; there are po...
Giving and Receiving
Giving and Receiving
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Tick Tock
Trying to beat the clock. Time moves on. Tick. Tock.  Why the rush?  Why the fuss? Life goes on. Oops, a yawn. Time to quit. Hit submit. Off it goes. With no woes. That sums up my process to most writing these days. Little did I know when I said I would wri...
Tick Tock
Tick Tock
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