Comfort Food in Hard Times – Loaded Potatoes

Siena Geren  The Charter Opinions  4/27/20 Loaded Potatoes It is my hope that those of us who love and miss our ACA baked potatoes can find some comfort in this recipe from Don’t Go Bacon My Heart and that those who aren’t the biggest fans might try this recipe and see how they compare. This recipe is not the same as what we are all … Continue reading Comfort Food in Hard Times – Loaded Potatoes

Comfort Food in Hard Times

Siena Geren  The Charter Opinions  4/18/20  Apple Pie Tacos  Whenever you get an apple pie craving, these tacos really hit the spot! This recipe for apple pie tacos is fast, requires very little on the planning end and creates the perfect bite-sized dessert.   These tacos are very fun to make, and it is easy to find something that even the youngest in your family can … Continue reading Comfort Food in Hard Times

Comfort Food in Hard Times

Siena Geren  The Charter Features  4/18/20  In these days of social distancing, on-line learning, and nothing being normal, the simple distraction of back to basics time in the kitchen preparing a delicious meal can be a step in the direction of sanity.  This week The Charter will be starting a weekly column of recipes with the goal of providing our readers with just such a … Continue reading Comfort Food in Hard Times

What COVID-19 Looks Like In Our Community

Siena Geren  The Charter Features  3/20/20 COVID-19 is changing our public spaces inside and out. While people begin to get clear instructions on how to stay safe and keep others safe, most are taking meaningful action. Advice about social distancing is everywhere and the community seems to be taking it seriously. But has it actually changed the look of our community? Has there been a … Continue reading What COVID-19 Looks Like In Our Community

The Other Side of Dyslexia

Siena Geren  The Charter Features  3/11/20       In a typical classroom of 30 students there are on average three dyslexics reports, reports APM. Although there is no class at ACA as large as this, the proportions of students affected by dyslexia in a typical ACA classroom would be one to two.        According to Learning Disabilities, as many as 43.5 million … Continue reading The Other Side of Dyslexia