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About grantutor

Career educator in both public and private schools. Has tutored all ages. Writes about education, parenting, & seniors. Sings harmony with folk/rock group and a choir. Caregiver for spouse who dealt with Stage IV cancer. Happy person committed to nature and conservation of a green world.

Honeysuckle Air: Mother Hearing Things in the House

We hear many sounds in daily living. However, some just seem to come out of nowhere. And some we choose. Bird in the House, Deer at the Window  I had a reputation for being right in some uncanny claims around … Continue reading

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Honeysuckle Air: The Amazing Day of the Wedding

Written in loving memory of my mother Erville Ethel Day who passed on just before the turn of the century. I received a pretty invitation. It said Ronnie Day; I had a cousin with that name. I thought, wow, I’m … Continue reading

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Honeysuckle Air: My Lucky Moment

A Lucky Moment I was 17, alone in New York City. Summer jobs there paid well so I rode with 35 other college students traveling as a caravan to have an adventure and make money for my limited college budget. … Continue reading

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Summershines in the North Woods Forest

The many empty hours of summer offered countless possibilities for fun and adventure. Spending time outdoors with no deadlines meant imagination had free rein. Jumping through the sprinkler served us well as we had no pool anywhere near. We did … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: The Yellow Rose of Taxes

When I hear the question “What do teachers make?” I am reminded of over four decades of teaching. I made memories with our future world–our children. One week each student did a report on a state of their choice. This … Continue reading

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Fall in the Forest

It is fall in the forest, but spring in my heart As I smell the air I live without a care! I tromp in the leaves, and romp as I please. It is fall in the forest. Autumn colors my … Continue reading

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