I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
I wrote this piece as a dramatic monologue and performed it at my church during the 2008 Christmas season. This morning at Vaughn Forest Church, my brother performed the Casting Crowns version of the song. My original purpose was to define for the audience the tragic background behind the Christmas carol “I Heard the Bells on … Continue reading
Too Much Like the World (With Apologies to John Fischer)
A couple of weeks ago, I was talking with a acquaintance of mine. Before I say anything else, let me say this: I like her. I genuinely do. She is an amazing person with an engaging personality. Those who know her like her. Anyway, as we talked, she brought up a recent sermon she had … Continue reading
Is this thing on? I am ashamed of how much electronic dust this site has been gathering… especially since I have a web-hosting package i pay for quarterly. I have a couple of posts brewing… actual thoughts from the mind of Blair will be here this week!
A Teaching Meme
I will post a delayed wrap-up about Paris in the next day or two. In the meantime, I offer the following. I wasn’t tagged by anyone because none of the teachers I know blog, and I don’t know any of the teachers whose blogs I read. 1. I am a good teacher because… I genuinely … Continue reading
I can’t believe today is finally here. After thirteen months of planning, today has arrived. In a matter of hours, I will be getting on a charter bus and leaving for Italy. The bus will take thirty of us to Atlanta where we will meet my buddy Pooch. We will board a flight this afternoon … Continue reading
The Holiday Inn at Destin ROCKS
Miranda’s mom Vicki is giving us a bunch of stuff… furniture, household items, and who knows what else. I told Miranda I didn’t even care if we wanted it…. if her mom offers, we take it. Heck, we can always just have a garage sale! (Seriously… we are keeping it all. Her mom has great … Continue reading
Bad, Bad Blogger
I shall offer no excuses. I shall not tell you how busy I have been, nor shall I tell you that I have maintained a 4.0 since enrolling at AUM. I won’t even mention that I am probably working harder at teaching in my tenth year of teaching than ever before. I won’t even think … Continue reading
Greatest Headline EVER
I refuse to put it here, because you wouldn’t believe. You have to click here to go see it. And a big thanks to Earl for finding this first. P.S. – Coming soon: a site redesign and some more rgular updates. Woo-hoo!
I Have A Dream
During the past year, we have lost Rosa Parks and Coretta Scott King. As I thought about the death of Mrs. King, I remembered a piece I wrote several years ago when I was still teaching in Montgomery. Let me know what you think. “I have a dream that my four little children will one … Continue reading