Archive For August, 2011

Incredible Weather

By | August 30, 2011

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Earthquakes, tornadoes, and hurricanes, oh my! What a wild week we had. The earthquake was a day previous to last week’s class, so the details were fresh in Dolores’ mind (surprisingly the only one who wrote about it!) Dolores Frank Earthquake in Philadelphia 8/24/2011 During a meeting, the evening the day of the earthquake, I […]

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Philadelphia

By | August 24, 2011

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Last class most of the participants wrote about a city many of us call home: Philadelphia. Although the stories were mixed–some¬†proclaiming love for the city of brotherly love, others much more negative–there was no shortage of words to describe this town. It’s the city where I was born and spent my toddler-hood. Although recently there […]

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Family

By | August 15, 2011

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We are approaching our sixth class, and it is remarkable how much the class has grown since day one. We have grown as writers. We have grown in members. But most importantly, we have grown to be like a family. Every time I come into class, I notice such a distinct familiarity–and joviality–to which each […]

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Different Views

By | August 9, 2011

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At the end of our third class, Brendan asked everyone present to write “three-word stories.” The first word an adjective describing the writer’s emotions at the moment. The second an item that the writer would rescue if their house were to burn down. The third, the writer’s favorite type of weather. What was most surprising […]

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Third class!

By | August 3, 2011

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Reaching out and reaching in Last Wednesday marked the third class of eight for Our Best Day So Far. It was such a unique class, because not only were there the regular mix of teens and seniors, there were other age groups represented as well! We had Amy’s grandson, Caleb, the youngest of the bunch, […]

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