Monthly Archives: March 2013

KHP – An Easter Thought – Guilt and Renewal

My name is Kristen Hennessy Pixler; I was born into a large Irish Catholic Family. In every fiber of my being I am a Hennessy.  My oldest brother was born on St. Patrick’s Day and his son was born on … Continue reading

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Claire: 10 Things I Know To Be True

One of my students recommended Sarah Kay’s Ted Talk to me, and frankly, it’s awesome. It’s particularly awesome if you’re a mother, a writer, a teacher, or all three. There are three basic parts to her talk: a review of … Continue reading

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Kristen R: Friday Frenzy

Here’s a quick mashup of all that’s coming up for me within the next week. Not terribly intersting for you, but might make a good means of catching up with my blogging partners. In no particular order, here goes: My first race … Continue reading

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KHP – This is all I have to say!

Today, I am having severe writers block on the blog as well as on a project that is due Monday.  I decided to take my creative juices away from the written word and on to a fun illustration.  This is … Continue reading

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Claire: Bad Day/Good Day?

At what point does a day become a bad day or a good day? Are we always keeping a tally in our minds, weighing the incremental evidence until it’s clear the scales have tipped too far to be balanced? Or … Continue reading

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Kristen R: A Plea to Spring

“It’s spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you’ve got it, you want – oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want … Continue reading

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KHP – Progress

  I am sitting here in a pile of papers with too many windows opened on my computer.  This typically means I am drowning in work.  I am but I am finally seeing daylight at the end of the tunnel.  … Continue reading

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