Autumn Reflections – October 21, 2019

Carol A. Hand

Golden moments in October

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A golden moment when I got home after meeting with my class – Saturday, October 19, 2019

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help one keep balanced
when life presents
too many responsibilities
to complete
before the winter snows

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Preparing to process a bounty of carrots

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Harvesting gardens and preserving food
Celebrating joyous family events

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Celebrating My Daughter’s Birthday – October 18, 2019

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Grading student papers in ways
that build knowledge and confidence
providing encouragement for all
to continue on the path
of life-long learning

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Please know that I appreciate all of my virtual friends. I apologize for missing your recent blog posts and failing to reply to comments in a timely fashion. Despite rising early many days and going to bed in the wee morning hours, I am having a hard time finishing everything that needs to be done. I honestly can’t remember a busier time. The list of assignments that need to be graded keeps growing each day while gallons of carrots await processing in bags and containers that leave little space in my refrigerator even though I have given many away to neighbors and friends.

Maybe I’ll have some time to catch up between semesters… In the meantime, on this rainy, blustery day, I send my best wishes and hope you all experience golden moments, too.

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15 thoughts on “Autumn Reflections – October 21, 2019”

  1. I appreciate your posts…whenever they appear. Having a full life is something to enjoy! A great bounty – vegetables, family gatherings and students who benefit from what you offer. Thank you for sharing the golden moment in your picture. Beautiful!

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  2. Wonderful photo of you and your daughter and grandchildren. Good luck with all those carrots. I have the same problem with carrots, it’s a good problem to have. My sister keeps them under her house in sand, come Easter they taste good. As for me I try to give them away while they are still fresh. Like you I’m waiting for the snow.

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