July 4, 2017

This Fourth of July was certainly an interesting one.  As a U.S. History teacher and costume aficionado, I've been thinking a lot about what it means to be patriotic and how to express one's patriotism.  How do we celebrate our country without the impulse of rank order...

March 12, 2016

No filter Colombian enchantment.  We have arrived and this might be the best birthday present ever.  Photo credit: Adele Tversky, my 40 year-old 10 year-old.

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Team Tvartin Travels

It's always an adventure exploring with six

We are a family of six, one mom, one dad, three daughters, one son, two sticky sisters, two twins, four kids in four years.

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Teacher, traveler, mom of four, friend and Team Tvartin captain navigating this messy, joyful life. 


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Some of us are more fired up for the recycling tour than others
Sisters explore.jpg I can't stop posting these- endless summer
We started two chants_ 'oooh, aaahhh', when we witnessed beauty. The other was 'we aren't having fun
My co-pilot
That about sums up the past two weeks
Flora is winning Independence Day!
The twins' special day.jpg They get to choose how they want to be showered with attention for their
He just licked the rock
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