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So, the days have been looking like this.
On days like this, I’m tempted to do this all day . . .
. . . especially with all of the election stuff bludgeoning our senses and overfilling our mailboxes and “circular files.”
So, I asked the girls—Marsha Mello (below center) and her new friends, Sallee (left) and Noah—what I should do to avoid giving into the gloom.
Noah: Got any cake?
Me: What does that have to do with what I just asked?
Noah(shrugs): I just want some.
Sallee: I got a new puppy.
Marsha: I want a puppy.
Noah: I have a cat and a dog.
This was a simulation of an actual conversation I had a while ago with a group of second and third graders. This experience reminded me of something I’ve always found to be true (at least in my experience): whenever you’re feeling…
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