Monthly Archives: May 2014

Pancakes for the Budget and the Belly

Many years ago when I went to my first pancake house I was so terribly disappointed. The pancakes were all alike! Only the toppings were different. For years I’ve been playing around with pancakes, waffles, etc. This morning was no … Continue reading

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Where Poems Come From

Where do they come from? They fall out of my head. I catch them on paper before they are dead! Copyright 2014 by Hildra Tague. Obtain permission for use online or in print.

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Honeysuckle Air: Harvesting the Hope and Humor from Hate and Helplessness

Inspired by Marge Piercy’s The Low Road (from We Are Everywhere), as I heard it at church one morning when I was distraught with the senior bullying issues at my retirement condo I was struggling with. My thanks to her … Continue reading

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Honeysuckle Air Poem: Healthy Choices in My Retirement

  Someone asked me how I lost weight and improved my health in retirement.  This was my response: Oatmeal for breakfast, soup for lunch. Lots of veggies, green leaves by the bunch. Daily walks after supper with my hon; Weekly … Continue reading

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Teaching History of The Eighties with a Rap Song

Whether it is for history teachers to use in order to introduce students to names and events they can research, or just for fun and nostalgia, The Eighties Rap video on YouTube is here. Some classes use the lyrics, either … Continue reading

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My Educational Philosophy

One of the vital threads of my philosophy is to “Forget Not to Have Fun Learning” as this attitude is caught by pupils, relaxing and motivating the educational atmosphere. It is worth taking the time and trouble to construct a learning environment … Continue reading

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