With the death of folk troubadour Pete Seeger at age 94, many moving tributes have reminded us of his legacy of preserving folk music traditions and his unyielding work fo
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Did you know that March 2 would have been the 110th birthday of the beloved Dr. Suess (aka Theodor Seuss Geisel)? I think we all probably have a favorite Seuss book... mine is The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins, but Dr. Seuss published 46 works during his lifetime (plus a few more after that), giving generations of readers a joyful and playful look at his creative imagination.
The warm pleasant weather inspires me to get cleaning better than a Hoarders TV show marathon--I want to throw open all of the windows, let in that lovely breeze, and start sorting through my stuff to see if there is anything that I don’t need anymore. But, it never fails…halfway through the cleaning project, I get distracted by something that I found and totally forgot that I had.
I love imagining the world as a really big puzzle. Learning about foreign languages and cultures is like discovering new pieces of that puzzle, and each piece lets me explore a new way people can live and think and play. You might have friends who come from a country far, far away, who speak a different language.
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