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“I can’t believe that!” said Alice.

“Can’t you?” the queen said in a pitying tone. “Try again, draw a long breath, and shut your eyes.”
Alice laughed. “There’s no use trying,” she said. “One can’t believe impossible things.”
“I dare say you haven’t had much practice,” said the queen. “When I was your age, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”
 —Lewis Carroll
Six impossible things I believed before breakfast:
1. That the storm would pass us by.
2. That passionate teaching overrules political propaganda.
3. That every child will be treated fairly.
4. That my students will always love learning.
5. That standardized testing will not suck all creativity out of the curriculum.
6. That my writing may inspire.
This blog post was inspired by T. Blauvelt.

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