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    The Counting Game….

      chicken Crystal Light cat food coffee creamer Creating my list for a quick stop at the grocery store is a mental game for me: Make a mental list. Repeat it a few times out loud. Count the items. Keep the numbered items in my head. Enter the store. Go to it! I’m sure people wonder why I have a quizzical look on my face as I stand between aisles. Actually, who am I fooling? They aren’t paying any attention to me. They’ve got their own lists and looks.  I wonder:  Are they playing the counting game, too? Yesterday I added Chobani yogurt, celery, and cheddar popcorn to the cart {bonus!}. Seemed to be a C…

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    Friday Five: Influencing, Spelling, Coding, Zipping, Creating

    What did you learn this week? I love to learn new things, and think a day’s wasted if something new doesn’t make its way into my already-bustling brain.  A few random things learned this week:   German, Irish, Spanish, Indian, and Chinese influences are significant in Jamaica. *Thank you, Ms. Sheldon W., for sharing interesting insights about your culture.  Fascinating! The word misogynist has a ‘y’ in it.  Wanted to use this word … wasn’t sure how to spell it. Notepad in Windows is a text editing tool that can be used to build webpages.  Really? You can zipline in Sonoma County, California.  Had no idea! SCAD (Savannah College of Art & Design) offers…