Oh Bunki! Those were just beautiful! Being a part of this list-serve and
having the priveledge to hear such nuggets lifts my spirits...not to mention
"my self of steam"!
I have a "philosophers wall" where I post an aesthetic problem or question
every couple of weeks. The kids spontaneously write their responses on "the
wall" (a large sheet of roll paper). Most kids come up to me to have me come
read their responses (they get a "good thinking" stamp on their hand or scrap
paper), others just quietly write something unnoticed if they are inspired to
Some of their comments and thoughts have moved me to tears (like your kids
glorious insights)...others have been a total hoot! My kids think it is
important to respond to these questions. You've inspired me to keep going!