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Sep 3, 2016 - Home Again!

We spent the night Wednesday in Brush Prairie, Washington, with Joyce and her daughter Margaret. Mary and Joyce taught together at Gardner School in San Jose, lo these many years ago. Joyce is in the middle of a major remodeling job. It started because the shower stall upstairs was too small, and the house needed new siding. Then when Joyce thought about it also needed new windows. Might as well get new windows when you have the siding done. But it would be nice if some of the windows were larger, and if you’re going to make them larger,...

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Sep 4, 2013 - Back to Sacramento

Friday, we headed south on I-5, spending the night at Mary’s old friend Joyce’s beautiful home in Brush Prairie, Washington. Mary and Joyce formerly both taught first grade at Gardner Elementary School in San Jose, with their classrooms located directly opposite each other in an “open space” school building. Joyce used to have to walk over to Mary’s classroom and gently suggest that Mary did not have to talk to her kids quite so loudly. We laughed about that and about the fact that we all jumped on that “open space” bandwagon for building...

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