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Through the Eyes of an Educator: Your Impact Makes a Difference

by Stacey Ebert /
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May 03, 2021 / 0 comments

When Harry Potter received the gift of his invisibility cloak, the note attached proclaimed, “use it well.” Perhaps that’s a message from which we can all benefit. It’s possible that it also pertains to far more than that invisibility cloak that may or may not be hanging in each of our closets. Perhaps, for both the muggles and magic folk of the world, ‘use it well’ applies to our impact, our attitude, and our choices. That impact resonates. It echoes in how we treat people, how we connect, how we enter the world, and how we leave the spaces and people with whom we interact.

Music for Making it Through Changes

by Kerry Dexter /
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Apr 23, 2021 / 0 comments

It continues to be a time of ups and down, of change and shifting times. There's the promise of spring, or of autumn, depending on your place on the globe. Seasons of change in nature and seasons of change in all other aspects of life, as well.

History Comes Alive at Colorado’s Vista Verde Ranch

by Sandy Bornstein /
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Apr 13, 2021 / 0 comments

As we drove on the long driveway, bounded by deep mounds of snow, leading into Colorado’s Vista Verde Ranch, I admired the pristine beauty of the dude ranch’s spectacular location, approximately 25 miles north of Steamboat Springs. I simultaneously began to wonder about the original settlers who were compelled to reside in this remote wilderness which is now surrounded mostly by the Routt National Forest.

Read This: Candace Rose Rardon on Stuff Every Coffee Lover Should Know…

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Apr 07, 2021 / 0 comments

This spring, Quirk Books published a book on my very favorite thing, by my very favorite writer. So imagine my happiness when I read Candace Rose Rardon's new book, Stuff Every Coffee Lover Should Know. Whether you're a coffee aficionado, or new to the game, this book is quite useful.

Through the Eyes of an Educator–Reinvention: who will you be?

by Stacey Ebert /
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Apr 05, 2021 / 0 comments

For over a year now, one day has blurred into the next..days where you skipped shoes, used the couch as your full-on habitat, weren’t sure if you were hungry or thirsty, and literally were not sure what day it was. These twelve months have seemed far longer than 365 days, but somehow it seems that if we can hold on tight enough, it’s not only the time change that will provide that extra light.

Music for Solace, Inspiration, and Hope

by Kerry Dexter /
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Mar 15, 2021 / 0 comments

In ever-shifting landscapes of world politics, day to day life, and all in between, music can be a way to seek solace, to seek inspiration, to seek hope.

Music for Solace, Inspiration, and Hope

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Lessons in hope & patience–waiting for travel to return

by Stacey Ebert /
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Mar 01, 2021 / 0 comments

In the United States, we’re now officially entering the 12th month of the global pandemic. It’s probable that even if you’ve been living under a rock, in some way or another, your life has been affected by COVID-19. This past year, we’ve been living under a microscope.

Music of Resonance, Resilience, Connection

by Kerry Dexter /
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Feb 15, 2021 / 0 comments

Connection, learning, grieving, resilience, recovery: these are among the gifts music offers.

Music of Resonance, Resilience, Connection

The Complete Guide to Vanlife Scotland: Costs, Routes, & Everything Else You Need to Know!

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Feb 03, 2021 / 0 comments

Toward the end of 2020, my boyfriend and I had the most wonderful time driving across almost all of Scotland. For 2 months, we explored the stunning coastlines and rugged mountain peaks. We spent all but a few nights wild camping, enjoying the calm and scenic countryside Scotland has to offer.

NC500 roads. From The Complete Guide to Vanlife Scotland: Costs, Routes, & Everything Else You Need to Know!
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Through the Eyes of an Educator: Changing of the Guard

by Stacey Ebert /
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Feb 01, 2021 / 0 comments

2021 is officially well underway. Vaccines are finding their way into the arms of awaiting humans to hopefully help bring this global pandemic to a close. 

Students and teachers are finding new ways to navigate the world of digital learning and are hopeful that those who want to attend in person classes will be able to do so perhaps even prior to the next school year. 

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