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My 4th Grade Lesson on the Power of Words

Pairs Well With… “Words.  So powerful.  They can crush a heart, or heal it.  They can shame a soul, or liberate it.  They can shatter dreams, or energize them.  They can obstruct connection, or invite it.  They can create defenses, or melt them.  We have to use words wisely.” – Unknown In fourth grade, I…

Unpack Your Adjectives (Or Throw Commas Like Confetti)

Pairs Well With…”ABC” by The Jackson 5 “Unpack your adjectives…or get the hell out of my class!”  At least, that’s what my grammar teacher, “Sherm”, used to tell me.  I never fully understood what “unpacking” them meant, or who had the time to do such a thing.  Where the hell am I supposed to put…