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Re: [teacherartexchange] Judy's Book: What Kind of Fish are You? (reply OFF LIST)

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From: wendy free (wendypaigefree_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon May 30 2005 - 08:14:55 PDT


hi judy!

i love your fish idea! your posts really make my day.
 could i be a frog? if that isn't fishy enough, how
about a tadpole?

:D wendy free

--- Judy Decker <judy.decker@gmail.com> wrote:
> Greetings Art Educators,
>
> Quiet day on the lists so I thought I would post my
> thought for today.
> Delete if not interested -- scroll on by digest
> users.
>
> Whether you like it or not.... You are all fish in
> my art ed lists "pond".
>
> In the beginning.....There was only "Getty Pond" -
> then this Fish
> found other ponds.... Each pond is unique.
>
> We are all fish in my ponds. Fish have positive
> meaning in all cultures.
> The Dogon originated from the Fish People. I respect
> the Dogon.
>
> Salmon are a symbol for knowledge and wisdom. I like
> to think I am a
> member of the Salmon clan. I can not get a salmon
> for my pond
> (aquarium) so.... for my purposes, I think I will
> also be a Betta fish
> - although Betta female fish are not very pretty. My
> son talked me out
> of getting a small Koi (He said they are dirty fish
> and would get too
> big for my small aquarium).
>
> I will be a Betta fish - fighting for art
> education.... colors
> changing from red-to-purple to-blue.
>
> Ann-on-a-mouse - is a Dolphin in "my pond"
>
> Rose-of-Sharon is an Angel Fish
>
> Reply to me off list with what kind of fish you are
> in my Getty pond and why.
>
> Do you go with the flow? Swim against the current?
>
> Please... no nasty replies back. I know this is
> "nuts" - but it is just for fun.
> The lists are every bit a part of who I am. My book
> is a biography
> only for me - to pass on to my son. You will only
> get ONE book post a
> day at most.
>
> Here is an example of "My Family":
>
http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/lessons/middle/images/collage2.jpg
> Mark is the pretty fish, I am swimming behind
> him...Matthew is the
> Lizard (meaning longevity for Bamana culture).
>
> Regards,
>
> Judy Decker
> judy.decker at gmail.com
> (change at to @ an remove spacing)
> --
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