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Janet Ann Collins
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Writer, Speaker and Teacher
Writer, Speaker and Teacher

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Earliest Memories
I can remember some things from when I was two years old, but some people can't even remember things that happened when they were four or five years old. My earliest memories are of my grandmother, who died when I was two and three months old. We visited he...

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Stupid Expert
I've always been interested in languages. I took lots of electives in college just for fun and have several shelves of books about languages. But the stupidest thing I've ever read was in a book by a supposed expert in Linguistics. I read it so long ago I c...

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I.m Back
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Mnemonic Devices
A Mnemonic device is something that helps a person remember something. Most of us probably learned some of those in school. One example is "I before E except after C or when followed by G as in neighbor or weigh." As we get older our brains gather more and ...

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Agreeing
With all the disagreement going on in the world about politics, religion and just about everything else, it's nice to know there's one thing everyone agrees on. What is that? you may ask. It's money. Money is only bits of paper or metal or even references t...

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Computers
I've blogged about my early experiences with computers before, but here's something else about computer history. Today I looked up the word, computer, in my old dictionary that I used in college. (I still keep it because it tells about the history, not only...

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Big Change
I'm preparing for a big change in my life. Since my income will go down in a few years I've decided to go back to operating a preschool in my home, as I did years ago. I no longer live in the same community, but I'll use the same name for it, Happy Hands. I...
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