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  1. AmateisGal replied to the thread What Was The Last Movie You Watched?.

    From 1943!

    Feb 28, 2021 at 7:11 PM
  2. AmateisGal liked Touchofevil's post in the thread What are you Writing?.

    Thank you! I get so excited when a student tells me that they never used to like reading but is now a reader. :D

    Feb 28, 2021 at 7:10 PM
  3. AmateisGal liked Touchofevil's post in the thread What are you Writing?.

    You are welcome. I am fortunate to work at a small close knit school (average English class size 24 students) where the kids feel...

    Feb 28, 2021 at 7:10 PM
  4. AmateisGal liked LizzieMaine's post in the thread So trivial, yet it really ticks you off..

    Apropos of nothing, as I swilled down my cup of tea this morning, I realized how much the current craze for "mug cradling" irritates me....

    cradler.jpg.jpg Feb 28, 2021 at 3:43 AM
  5. AmateisGal replied to the thread What are you Writing?.

    Oh it did my heart good to read this. THANK YOU for inspiring these kids to read!!!

    Feb 28, 2021 at 3:38 AM
  6. AmateisGal liked Touchofevil's post in the thread What are you Writing?.

    I have taught English and Math at an alternative ed high school for 28 plus years. In the past 7 or so years, I have seen an uptick in...

    Feb 28, 2021 at 3:38 AM
  7. AmateisGal liked Fading Fast's post in the thread What are you Writing?.

    My experience - purely anecdotal - is that people older than I (I'm 56) are active readers and some younger adults/kids (teens to...

    Feb 28, 2021 at 3:38 AM
  8. AmateisGal liked LizzieMaine's post in the thread What are you Writing?.

    The kids at the theatre, all of them "digital natives," are all also voracious readers. Some of them go in for pop fiction, some of them...

    Feb 28, 2021 at 3:36 AM
  9. AmateisGal liked HudsonHawk's post in the thread Dentist Woes!.

    I was also in college when I had my wisdom teeth removed (come to think of it, I was in college when I had my appendix removed as...

    Feb 26, 2021 at 8:39 PM
  10. AmateisGal liked HudsonHawk's post in the thread Dentist Woes!.

    I do not loathe the dentist, as I've not had the bad experiences. I'm 53 years old and have never had a cavity (knock on wood). I had...

    Feb 26, 2021 at 8:39 PM
  11. AmateisGal liked Edward's post in the thread Dentist Woes!.

    Ow, that's a lot. The financial side can be a worse pain than the teeth themselves. ;) Over here my NHS dentist (increasingly a rarity;...

    Feb 26, 2021 at 8:38 PM
  12. AmateisGal replied to the thread So trivial, yet it really ticks you off..

    Slipping on the black ice early in the morning really ticks me off. Thankfully I didn't break anything. I HATE WINTER.

    Feb 26, 2021 at 2:35 AM
  13. AmateisGal replied to the thread Dentist Woes!.

    Wow, Edward, you've really been through a lot with your teeth! Ack. I'm so sorry. Yes, two of the teeth being replaced had root canals...

    Feb 26, 2021 at 2:28 AM
  14. AmateisGal liked Harp's post in the thread Dentist Woes!.

    My family dentist retired while I was in college, and his practice purchased by a young dentist whom I told upon first visit intro that...

    Feb 26, 2021 at 2:26 AM
  15. AmateisGal liked LizzieMaine's post in the thread Dentist Woes!.

    I had terrible teeth as a child, but moving to a town with flouridated drinking water when I was 25 made a tremendous difference. I...

    Feb 26, 2021 at 2:26 AM
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