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Recent retiree--35 year's experience teaching reading, English, adult basic education and volunteer leadership skills. Started this blog to exchange ideas and commentary with friends and others having an interest in joining the discussions. Greatest life accomplishments include: 1.organized my 3rd grade class to check out library books for me to get around librarian's weekly limit--Amazon.com, the Mullins Elementary 3rd Grade Class of 1956 is still waiting for "thank you" notes; 2. volunteered in the Peace Corps, island of St. Kitts, West Indies; 3.taught adults to read, earn their GEDs., and speak English as a second language; 4. bought a border collie puppy for $6, got evicted rather than give him up, and began a life-long love affair with all things "Dog"; 5. joined a physical fitness boot camp in my mid-50s--don't mess with someone who's been doing regulation pushups in wet grass at 5:30 a.m.; 6. walked across Northern England with best friend Sally--over 80 miles from the Irish to North Seas; and 7. travelled to many foreign countries for pleasure and work.

Sunday, May 13, 2007

Jumping off into Etherspace

Hi All!
This is a very tentative venture into the bloggers' world. I'm interested in staying connected with friends and others who share my interests through blogging. I'm newly retired and have many still working friends so am thinking that this would be a perfect way to "reach out and touch others"--at their convenience. I see my blog as a vehicle for discussing the shallow and important things of daily life--sharing what currently excites or concerns me--hoping to get feedback from friends and strangers.

If you'd like to "chat me up" just reply to this first salvo--all topics--dogs, movies, politics, books, art, theater, pop culture--of interest. To begin: Who's going to win in the "Survivor Fiji" finale tonight?


KittyHawk said...

Oh my gosh! You're already a blogger!!! This is so cool! (Sorry, I'm getting carried away with my exclamation marks!)

I think this is a wonderful idea you've had and look forward to reading more!


Janice said...

I am IMPRESSED! I didn't know you HAD any friends.

Keep up the good work.

Sally said...

For someone who never turned on her cell phone or needed help unlocking the doors of her new car - You have come along way Baby!!
Now I know I will have to have a computer when I retire. I don't want to miss the happenings at Summit Musings.


Brad & Susie said...

Love the idea of you blogging! I am so proud of you and very impressed! I can't wait to read all about the Summit Musings! Also - what a great name too for your blog!

Beth Wisman said...

This is my third try. I'm not typing anything else more than this. I've wasted a whole day trying to post!!!

Sallymademedoit said...

Agent B,
So much for clandestine operations. We're taking the Fadie Watch public courtesy of her own dirty little hands.
P.S. I owe someone a Loreena report; but since she had the brilliant idea of setting up a blog in the middle of a HECTIC (note caps) work week, she's just going to have to wait.

mlw said...


I already feel hip just knowing someone with a blog. I eagerly await your insighful musings. How about some thoughts on Alberto Gonzales to get us started?