The Perfect Teacher

This entry is part 7 of 12 in the series Green Cycle Notebook

You know the perfect teacher would be none at all. Just kidding, the teen-age side of me would say a 22 year old model straight from college who would be very good at teaching all subjects. Mrs Ciota was my favorite teacher partly because she was Looney, or so everyone thought.

I’ve Heard So Many Good Stories

This entry is part 6 of 12 in the series Green Cycle Notebook

I can’t think of one that outshines them all. I go to the Illinois Story Telling Festival every year and there are stories for young and old. A lot of the stories I’ve heard come from family. My dad’s dad was in the Air Force but died before I was born. Some of the best …

I Can’t Remember Very Far Back

This entry is part 5 of 12 in the series Green Cycle Notebook

I remember my first day of school. I got my school supplies the night before and before I went to bed that night I paraded around the house in the clothes I was going to wear the next day with my backpack on. The next morning I woke up early and got ready. The bus …

Charades Joke

This entry is part 3 of 12 in the series Green Cycle Notebook

I have a joke about the William Tell Overture. There were these two guys that loved charades. One went to the others house and saw 8 women back to front. He guessed William Tell Overture…Titty Rump Titty Rump Titty Rump Rump Rump. It brings back memories at grant park when I lived in Oak Park …

Diet and Exercise

This entry is part 4 of 12 in the series Green Cycle Notebook

I got a thought of the day for you. I got it from a friend: “As you walk through life, you may be solo but not alone.” Deep! My favorite fast food place is…? I like most junk food but try not to eat too much of it because I’m trying to become a better …

What To Save In a Fire

This entry is part 1 of 12 in the series Green Cycle Notebook

I’ll do yesterday’s topic today. The things I would save would be my bike, my photos of family and friends and (this is going to sound immature) my Teddy Bear. The story on the teddy is as follows…I got it when I was christened from my aunt and uncle David and Linda. When I was …

My Family Is Very Extended

This entry is part 2 of 12 in the series Green Cycle Notebook

My family is very extended. I just moved into my first house. First, my mother and father got divorced when I was about 5. My dad remarried a Mexican woman with a daughter from her previous marriage. I stayed in Oak Park till the 4th grade. I moved to Morris Partly because my mother started …