Author Archives: ProfeJMarie (Janet Rundquist)

Monday Minutiae – 01.13.20

Vocabulary Lists The last few years I’ve joined in on the One-Word-Resolution thing and it’s worked better for me than any list of resolutions I pretended to stick to in the past. Last year’s word was PERSEVERE and it was … Continue reading

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The Best Way to Fail At Your Resolutions

One way to become a better reader is to read more. One way to become a better writer is to write more. The best way to write more is to, uh…write more. Seems pretty simple, doesn’t it? For someone who … Continue reading

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Monday Minutiae – 03.11.2019

Listening Comprehension For my current WIP, I’ve got a book theme… as in, it’s circles the idea of one of those “100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die” lists. And because of that, I’m discovering that Cliff’s Notes (or … Continue reading

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Monday Minutiae – 02/11/19

Daily Oral Language My friend and colleague, Jeff Zupfer, makes music. He writes lots of different things, but because he also teaches music at an elementary school, he writes a lot of children’s music. During our cold-cold-cold #PolarVortex days here … Continue reading

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Do the Work

Do you know what’s comforting? To realize that sometimes, when you’re feeling sluggish and unaccomplished one month into a new year, it isn’t unusual. To discover that this is how you feel each and every year at around this time. … Continue reading

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Janet’s Reading Stats: 2018 in Review

If I were one to have a “number of books read” goal, 2018 probably would have been a banner year for me. I read 115 books! Not like I have to qualify my reading or anything, but to make some … Continue reading

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Persevere

Invest-Commit-Believe-PERSEVERE I debated holding onto my 2018 One Word Resolution of BELIEVE because, to be frank, or frances, the whole “Believe” thing didn’t go so well last year. I’m not saying 2018 was a bad year; it was actually a … Continue reading

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