Category Archives: discovery

Glass Bottles

Today’s Perfect Moment is a cool drink of root beer from a glass bottle. Pretty simple really, but full of touchstones for me. I found this bottle at the Dollar Tree. The Dollar Tree is running a distant second to … Continue reading

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People You Meet

I met a fan of Notre Dame on the bus today.  I rarely talk to anyone on the bus, but today was special.  I also talked to a woman who moved from Vancouver to star her own marijuana business in … Continue reading

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A Perfect Teaching Moment

  I had a good teaching moment yesterday and I wanted to share it with you–you being my regular readers and you being other ESL teachers out there who might also feel the ups and downs of ESL teaching. I … Continue reading

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A Sweet Thing

Today’s Perfect Moment occurred at the supermarket. It wasn’t free food.  It wasn’t an encounter with a beautiful woman in the produce aisle.  It wasn’t getting a shopping cart that rolled well–which is a rare enough feet that it could … Continue reading

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Discussions I Find Myself In

Today, I decided to take a look at my blog stats. These are the things I learned: Although I though I was rather prolific last year, I have already written more posts than I did last year. I have already … Continue reading

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No Stranger to a Good Deal

Today’s perfect moment is all about getting a deal. In my life, I have gotten some good deals. I bought a real leather baseball glove for my nephew for a little over 2 dollars.  I got my tennis raquet for … Continue reading

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Mystery solved

You know how when you’re doing a jigsaw puzzle, you come down to the end and you discover that there’s a piece missing. Well, while walking to the library, I found it.  Contact me and I will send it to … Continue reading

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