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About Ms. C

I teach at NDSU...but I remain a student of life with all the enthusiasm that entails. My favorite saying is, "Sometimes you have to take the leap and build your wings on the way down." In the new forty that is what I am doing...building my wings.

An update from The New Forty

Dear Readers, Thank you for your posts and emails that inquired about the return of The New Forty.  An explanation about The New Forty’s unexpected hiatus and a return to regular blog posts will be coming on August 30th. Thank … Continue reading

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What a fabulous legacy…

Yesterday was Miss Sparkle’s last day of ninth grade.  It left her a little melancholy.  It left me a little melancholy as well.  A whole year passed so quickly.  I never cease to be amazed at how quickly the time … Continue reading

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Rest in peace Maya…

The world lost a beautiful spirit yesterday.  Maya Angelou passed away at her home today.  It makes me sad to know she is gone, but I am happy that her strength, character, and message will live on for decades to … Continue reading

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The butt of jokes…

Well, it did not take long for the mosquitoes to settle in.  The transition from winter to mosquito season seemed pretty quick.  Is it too soon to ask when West Fargo is going to spray for mosquitoes? Mosquitoes are the … Continue reading

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Help me with this mystery please…

I am not the consummate gardener.  I just enjoy flowers and do my best to tend them well and not kill them.  I have decent success.  I don’t win them all, but I hold my own. I am presently disappointed … Continue reading

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