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Monthly Archives: September 2012

One of the draws toward coming to SCIS was the chance for me to teach middle school art. I had been wanting  an opportunity to branch out a bit more in the visual arts and experience the next level of instruction. However, there were some obstacles to overcome, as the MS art program was not […]

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We awoke early beneath an indigo sky. Water was boiling on the camp stove, so we filled our pink plastic mugs with Amarula-spiked coffee and cocoa, before making our way over to the squishy chairs alongside the bar. From our cozy perch, in perfect stillness, we watched the sun rise over our steaming mugs, bathing […]

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In middle school art, we finished off the 2011-2012 school year with what turned out to be one of my favorite projects I’ve ever done with my students. We learned about the whimsical and dynamic work of Frank Stella and created assemblages inspired by the actions, movements, and energy of a sporting event. It was […]

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We were so sad when we had to leave our sweet new cottage behind only days after if FINALLY became ours! We are incredibly blessed to have the most thoughtful, giving, creative, knowledgeable and hardest working family members who have all dedicated days of their lives to renovating and upgrading Wayfarer Cottage while we’re away. […]

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July 24- We awoke early to make the 10 hour drive from Eldoret, Kenya to Kampala, Uganda. We pulled away from the campsite by 6:00am under an inky sky. With the first glow of daylight we were already passing uniformed children walking to school. The border crossing was a simple and uneventful process. Upon entering […]

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