Paris Journal 2003
Restaurants in Paris
Paris Journal 2002
Paris Journal 2001
Paris Journal 2000

Featuring the Waters Edge House on Sanibel:

See the home, situated on a lake, just steps from the beach

Web Sites by Barbara:

Leadership for Student Success

OSU Urban Schools Initiative

Leadership & Learning Network

OSU Campus Partners

Committee of the Islands

Save Our Bay, Inc.


The Vera Carter Cooley prize:  recognizing excellence in the teaching of writing skills

Sanibel Island: there's no better place

School Links

Images of Oakland


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Spinach, Mushrooms and Proscuito

Hummus (low fat)

Pecan Cheese Appetizers

Wild Rice Salad with Grapes and Almonds

Pear and Spinach Salad

Chicken Breasts Supreme

Creamy Roasted Potatoes, Garlic and Apples (low fat)

Ham and Egg Casserole

Chocolate Pecan Kahlua Pie

Pie Crust

Bread Pudding & Whiskey Sauce

Banana Bread (low fat)

more to come later.

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May 24, 2004

Barbara Joy Cooley

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Recent Books by
Thomas Cooley

Tom Cooley is also a jazz drummer.

Available now: 

The Ivory Leg in the Ebony Cabinet
The Ivory Leg in the Ebony Cabinet,
University of Massachusetts Press
“Ambitious, provocative, and deeply satisfying .  .  .
a study of major importance. It will make a difference
in how we study, teach, and just plain read
American literature.”—Terence Martin, Indiana University

Edited by Thomas Cooley

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn:
An Authoritative Text, Backgrounds and Sources, Criticism

A Norton Critical Edition, edited by Thomas Cooley

The Norton Sampler, 6th Edition
The Norton Sampler, 6th Edition

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The Norton Sampler: Short Essays for Composition

The Norton Guide to Writing

Educated Lives: The Rise of Modern Autobiography in America

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn:
An Authoritative Text, Backgrounds and Sources, Criticism

Other recommended books


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