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School Graphics Resources Offer Safe, Legal Content for Educators and Students

School days, school days are back again for another year.  Today marks the end of the second week of the new school term,  and the business of education is moving along as usual. Classrooms are abuzz with the energy of exuberant young students, full of questions and ready to learn. Shenanigans too abound, but for the most part youngsters and teens are settling in to the old routine.

Educators, tasked with the significant responsibility of nurturing young minds,  look for creative and innovative ways to inspire their students and motivate them to learn.  Teaching tools and lesson plans are important elements in achieving these goals. Resources such as TeachersPayTeachers give educators a chance to share some of their best with their peers. This offers variety and can stimulate when motivation is lost.

In our ever-changing, fast-paced world it takes an enthusiastic educator to make the quest for knowledge entertaining and appealing for the naive.  With creativity and ingenuity they hav…

The Colours of Autumn, Your Moods and Beautiful Images from iPHOTOS.com

"Fall has always been my favourite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale." — Lauren DeStefano, Wither

Whether you look forward to its arrival or not, there's no question that when autumn's good it's very good,  its appeal found in the showy scenes it creates. When the leaves begin their dramatic transformation nobody wants to miss the performance.

With torrid temperatures finally showing up this month, after a bleak July and August, my husband and I, while at our summer retreat,  opted to turn our usual lakeshore strut into more of a stroll in order to give this splendid break our full appreciation.  The brilliance of the sunshine heated the crisp softness of the sand as cooling blue waters lapped at the shoreline's edge. A gentle breeze floating in off the lake soothed hot skin and eased our exertions. Which was a really good thing since, despite our leisurely pace, the unf…