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Favorite#146: Entrepreneur, Tara Safrit

Tara, pampering her mom, Betsy Safrit, with Arbonne. A Bright Future Ahead Tara Safrit graduated this past May with a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Catawba College in Salisbury, NC. Looking to pay off student loans, she hoped to find work after graduation to … Continue reading

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Favorite #145: Mark Rockwell’s Tribute to his Dad

Love and Respect for a Dad Mark Rockwell and I became colleagues when he began teaching fourth grade at Mt Ulla Elementary School fifteen years ago. I was the music teacher at the time. After retiring, I lost contact with Mark … Continue reading

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Favorite #144: PostNet (Winston-Salem)

Service with a Smile While many people dream of owning a business some day, not everyone is lucky enough to see that dream come true. I was excited to learn my friends, Jeanette and Jennings Nelson along with their son Jason, made their dream … Continue reading

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Favorite #143: Mt Ulla Elementary School EBOB Team

Working Together Each year the North Carolina School Library Media Assocation sponsors a competition giving elementary school students the opportunity to test their knowledge of books. All 4th and 5th grade students are elegible to participate in what is known as … Continue reading

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Favorite #141: Glenn Sherrill: Dog Trainer, Friend

Hopes, Dreams and Visions Glenn Sherrill and I were colleagues during the years I taught music in the Rowan-Salisbury Schools in Salisbury, NC. After meeting Glenn, it didn’t take long until I discovered he not only had a passion for music, but also … Continue reading

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Favorite #140: Carolinas Writing Workshop

Writing, Networking and Fun As a writer it’s always refreshing and fun to spend time with other writers, networking and sharing ideas. Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the 2015 Carolinas Writing Workshop in Charlotte, NC, with Chuck Sambuchino as the presenter. The … Continue reading

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Favorite #139: Cool Springs Elementary School

            Sharing Ideas A few weeks ago, Veronica Williams, the librarian at Cool Springs Elementary School in the Iredell-Statesville School System, invited me to share my children’s books and talk about writing. Although I live only thirty minutes from Cool Springs Elementary School, I had never been … Continue reading

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Favorite #138: Essential Oils

Nature at Its Best Lydia Richmond and I have similar interests in that we both are teachers, write children’s books and have a blog. Lydia and I also have an interest in saving the earth through various means such as … Continue reading

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Favorite #137: North Rowan Elementary School Book Clubs

Books and Fun Book clubs are a wonderful way for children to connect not only with each other, but also through the books they are reading, possibly inspiring them to read more. This past March, I had the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Favorite #136: Easter

          Hope and Love Walking this journey for seven months now as a widow, I’ve discovered like many who’ve been there before, the holidays are the hardest. Memories from years past and the activities of those seasons remind me of … Continue reading

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