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I found this list of 40 characteristics of healthy families online. Of course every family is different, but I thought it might be nice to look at what might be positive attributes to family rather than negative.

http://home.earthlink.net/~chavele/40traits.html

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This recipe is from “The Complete Book of Raw Food”, a really awesome cookbook that I will bring to our next potluck for anyone who would like to learn about it. I also was thinking that perhaps at the next potluck we could try a sort of “ceremony” where we announce the food we brought and its ingredients, or tell a story about it, or suggest the best way to eat it, or something to honor the meal. What do you think?

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UMaine Computer Lab

UMaine Computer Lab

Wassookeag students and parents took a trip to UMaine last Friday to learn about G.I.S., a program that  displays and analyzes geographic information. Paul Smitherman (Lucia’s dad), is a researcher in the Spatial Information Science and Engineering Department and has been working on some exciting projects. Students were shown information on seals that wore tracking devices over extended periods.

 

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Music Day!

 Last Wednesday was a wonderful day of music! Some of us have been really excited about beat-boxing lately, so we started out with a simple “booms” and “clacks” and ended in full a acapella song. We then shared songs, including “Three LIttle Birds” by Bob Marley, and some traditional folk songs. But the day certainly would not have been complete without a full tilt percussion jam! What a day of rhythm and vibration.

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pizza party

pizza party

Wassookeagers enjoyed making and eating pizza the week before Thanksgiving. Friends smoothed their own dough, and covered with toppings agreed on by all. The lesson to look in the stove before preheating was learned when the job of turning on the oven was performed, (there were a few cast-iron pans with wood handles hanging out in there -oops!) Thanks to a full house of cooperating community, this was fixed up fast and friendly.

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