Virginia Wylie

Virginia L. Wylie, Ph.D., is a retired teacher and school principal from Charleston, WV and professor emeritus of educational leadership at Valdosta State University. Born in 1932, Virginia is twice widowed and lives with her cats, Sugar and Pepper, in one of Brookdale’s Florida communities. Poetry is her retirement hobby and she’s published two books, one about family and the other about teaching. She is a member of the International Society of Poetry.

Resolutions

Category: Resident Blogs December 31, 2017

“Rah” floats down this corridor Thoughts and words say “yea” Let’s have a happy day today… “Bah” floats through a different door Thoughts and words say “nay” Let’s grumble instead ... Read more

Lorraine is Back

Category: Resident Blogs November 21, 2017

Ninety-five years ago, an unusual event occurred.  In a small farmhouse on Long Island, NY, twins were born, a girl and a boy. The boy, a gentleman then and always, ... Read more

South for the Winter

Category: Resident Blogs October 25, 2017

When it rains I won’t complain The sun shines? That’s mighty fine Warm or hot I like a lot Here no snow blows No more ice, that’s nice No more ... Read more

Clara's Secret

Category: Resident Blogs September 20, 2017

Clara is a recent arrival at Brookdale. She and I have become good friends. You can easily understand why I like her so much. CLARA’S SECRET It’s fair to say ... Read more

Tip Of The Tongue

Category: Resident Blogs August 23, 2017

The word sat on the tip of my tongue I couldn’t say it so there it hung Again my mind went blank Once more my heart sank I turned to ... Read more

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