Category Archives: help

Local Businesses Need Your Help

It’s pretty clear that we need to support local businesses–both those that are still open throughout the crisis and those that manage to reopen after the crisis.  As great as it is to click a few buttons and order things … Continue reading

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Banana Bread

It was a perfect day for a bike ride…but I had other plans. I do not regret missing the last ride of the season because after the cold that was Saturday, I really didn’t expect to get out on the … Continue reading

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What I get for helping a student

Today’s Perfect Moment comes courtesy of a student of mine and her request for some help after class. When my morning class was finished, one of my students asked me to take a look at her writing. I would normally … Continue reading

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Well Done Everyone

It was a great surprise to me, but perhaps not to most of you,  but yesterday’s post on editing and errors generated a lot of great comments.  I had believed that I alone had the inability to easily spot and correct … Continue reading

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The Grocery Store Samaritan

With this last dinner, I guess Christmas has come to a close. However, I would like to relate a story about a family member to illustrate that the Christmas spirit is not dead. My aunt was out shopping for some … Continue reading

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Helping a Student

Today’s Perfect Moment is about finding common ground with my new students.  I think, sometimes, my teaching is more effective when I share a common interest with a student, or at least have some knowledge I can impart on them. … Continue reading

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Helping a Senior Netizen

Today’s Perfect Moment is helping my Mom overcome a technical hurdle. Her internet wasn’t working and through dogged perseverance, I was able to make it work again.  Facebook is once again accessible for a senior netizen. In my fantasy world, … Continue reading

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My Own Beer Sherpa

It isn’t every day that I get my own beer Sherpa.

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She Would Accept a Smile

Walking from A to B and then back to A can give you two different perspectives. All the places that were on the right on the trip out would be on the left for the trip back.  You would see … Continue reading

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Camera Questions

Once again, I am appealing to readers and friends of readers (please pass this plea along to anyone who could help me). I am planning a trip in the near future to Vietnam and was wondering about cameras.  I want … Continue reading

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