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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.

How We Found our Home in Spring, Texas

When we relocated from Oklahoma to Texas we rented an apartment for the summer to give us time to find a house. I was determined to be far away from any possible hurricane danger, so I preferred far north of … Continue reading

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I Used to Cook Book — Quotes and Quips

  I was never a great cook, but I did cook on a regular basis. Proof that I used to cook came when my sons would call and ask me for a recipe. Since I was a budding cook I’ve … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: Jumping to Seclusion

Getting up in the morning is always fun since I know I get to go to school. The children teach me new things each day and I usually go home happy tired. Science makes the students glad to be at … Continue reading

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Jazz Soul Ramblings

Back in the country I started out listening to poetry of gospel songs. Some were about joy and peace: It is Well With My Soul, Take Time to be Holy,  A Beautiful Life, Peace in the Valley. As a youngster … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: Liver Tea and Justice for All

I must be one of the luckiest people in the world to love my job so much. And they even pay me a bit to do it. I do appreciate that since we all have bills to pay. The small … Continue reading

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Meditations: Life in Three-Quarter Time

We’ve all heard about “teachable moments.” Having taught for over four decades I can assure there are also “Unteachable moments!” I walked into Music class that day planning to teach 3/4 time. As I was explaining three-quarter time signature, a … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: Bandits in School

You might not even see our school unless you are looking for it. Set way back on an acre, it is surrounded by nature: Mr. Roo Ster, Miss Popcorn Goat, The Pizza Garden, the Chocolate Porch, and a wild rabbit … Continue reading

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