Author Archives: annetbell

About annetbell

I am a retired elementary teacher, well seasoned world traveler,new blogger, grandmother, and a new enthusiastic discoverer of the wonderfully complex country of India. Anne

The Raptor Resource Project

  My last year of teaching I discovered “eagle peeping” from a camera in Iowa. My third graders were fascinated watching every free minute at school and morning and night at home. How excited we all were  when the eggs … Continue reading

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Opioids, To Take Or Not To Take

I  am slowly typing one-handed, Three weeks today,  I  had an unexpected hard fall on a concrete floor resulting in a broken arm. I finally had surgery five days later after agony with every move. To give you  the intensity … Continue reading

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My First Architectural Book

Originally posted on thoughtconstructs:
First’s are always overrated. But not in this case. This entry in not about contents of the book per se, which was the initial intent of this piece, but experience of buying the book itself. Its entry into…

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Heaven on Earth Adirondacks

  Spanning more than six million acres with over 100 welcoming communities, the Adirondack Region is home to the largest protected natural area in the lower 48. Like a patchwork quilt, the Adirondacks are made up of twelve distinct regional … Continue reading

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HIROSHIMA by John Hersey

On August 6, 1945 , Hiroshima, Japan was destroyed by the first direct hit of an atomic bomb on a city.  Hersey tells what happened that day. “Told through the memories of survivors, this timeless, powerful and compassionate document, has … Continue reading

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Wake Up, You Lazy Pig

It is time to play!   Watch and chuckle at this very persistent Husky persistently trying to awaken the pig from a deep sleep.  

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Music Monday “Perfect” by Ed Sheeran

  Ed Sheeran and his fiancee, Cherry Seaborn became engaged just before the New Year. Ed is an Englishman born and bred who writes and performs his own songs with the voice of an angel. He says  that Cherry inspired … Continue reading

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