My friend and I took her mom and 103 year old grandmother to Disneyland and I have to give kuddos to their security staff who made her grandmother feel like a celebrity for 2 days. I don't think that our thank yous could have been enough for their kindness and special attention. I hope that you consider Disneyland and their outstanding employees when giving gifts to your guests.
I know an inspiring teacher both as one of her past parents and as a co-worker. Before I became a teacher, Sandy Dayton taught my 3 children in first grade. She's been a teacher for many years....not sure how many, but over 30. She retired several years ago, but is a daily presence at our school. She volunteers her time to do small group intervention with our socio economic students 4-5 days a week without any type of pay. She lives to teach and gets to know the kids so well inside and out. She use to share a portable with another resource teacher, then shared a room with the after school program at our school, but has now been booted out and takes her teaching on the go, roving from classroom to classrom with her supplies in a rolling canvas cart. Through all these inconvenient daily routines, she never complains about her situation. She is having knee surgery this week and so she will be out for a couple weeks. She made books and other items to help out the regular classroom teachers with "her" students. If Ellen is able to help out this fabulous, inspiring teacher....I'd love if she could somehow get a portable of her own, or maybe a camper that she could hold classes in on campus...ha ha, so she could keep her teaching supplies and not have to take her teaching on the go. Thank you, Nancy