More Jennie Stories

Thank jlfatgcs for being nice enough to let me re-blog this! This story had me laughing so hard I had tears in my eyes, so I hope all of you enjoy it as well. And please check out jlfatgcs’ blog. There are some really great stories on her blog 🙂

A Teacher's Reflections

The Raccoon Story

“It happened like this… many years ago when my children were little, we lived in an old stone farm house in Ivyland, Pennsylvania. In the summer it often got very hot and we had no air conditioning.  Our house had three doors, two on the front and one on the back.  They each had a screen door, and those screens went all the way from the top to the bottom of the door.  On hot days we opened the doors wide and just used the screen doors.  One night in August it was so hot!  The doors were opened wide and the screen doors were latched.  I was upstairs in bed reading before I turned off the light to go to sleep.  Oh, no!  I could tell that I’d left the kitchen light on.  So, I climbed out of bed, went downstairs to the kitchen, and there…

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  1. Thank you for sharing one of my stories, Michelle! The children in my class love this one, and The Bat Story. My personal favorite is The Peanut Man Story, perhaps because this is a strong childhood memory. That’s what storytelling is all about, painting a picture with words.

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    • You’re welcome! I really loved this story. The Bat Story is also another one of my favorites because I’ve so many encounters with bats in my childhood and adult life and I was glad to see I wasn’t the only one!

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