Monthly Archives: March 2011

Quicker than a blink

On Friday I was frantic.  After working with my kids on their papers in the morning, I had just a few hours to get a handout booklet prepared for an upcoming SAT Essay writing workshop (they had to be turned … Continue reading

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High Holy Day for the Hollerans

By delaying our St. Patrick’s Day celebration one day we were able to assemble a perfect party. Our tradition is to have three or four new guests at our table, in addition to Robbo’s two bachelor brothers and Grandpa.  This … Continue reading

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Japan

I have no words.  Just saw my first videos of the tsunami. I have heard from one Labo daughter, Kanae, who lives in the south. She has not been physically affected, but she grieves. The other is from Kawasaki, near … Continue reading

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SAT Essay Workshop in Upper Valley

Free one-day workshops offered: March 31 and April 30, 2011 8:15 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., starting promptly at 8:30, Hartland Library in Hartland, Vermont Bring notebook, pencil, and a bag lunch. “Writing is easy: All you do is sit staring … Continue reading

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25 minutes

So. You get 25 minutes to write an essay for the SATs, and your college of choice uses your score to evaluate your readiness for the rigor of college work.  It is part of the profile they compare with the … Continue reading

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