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A Different Perspective

This morning, I attended the church of one of my coworkers. I am taking my last two courses needed to complete my Educational Specialist degree, and one of them is Education in Culturally Diverse Environments. The first night of class, the professor explained that one of our assignments would be to attend a culturally diverse … Continue reading »

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Twitter: Wonderful Tool or Just Another Distractor?

I honestly don’t know when I first became aware of Twitter. I suppose at some point in the past months the sire began to creep into my consciousness, but I don’t recall when I first discovered it. I remember reading about on various sites. Los over at Ragamuffin Soul was using it, my friend David … Continue reading »

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Coming Soon to a Television Near You

What if I were a character on the Simpson’s? I think I would look a lot like this picture. But what if I were on South Park? I think I would look a lot like this: What do you think?

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School Days

My Jordyn is starting kindergarten this year. I can’t believe the little monkey is five already, but she is. It seems like only yesterday that she was born. I suppose I will saying that for many, many years to come. I don’t really remember going to kindergarten much. My parents registered for for two different … Continue reading »

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Back to the Grindstone

Tomorrow morning, the alarm clock will awaken me. For the past two months, I have been awakened not by an alarm clock, but by a toddler asking, “Daddy, pass me the ‘mote, please.” (Chloe climbs into our bed each morning and begins her day by watching cartoons.) Tomorrow, it will be either the unpleasant buzzing … Continue reading »

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Post on

I just posted a piece on that you might be interested in. Plus, I gave the site a facelift while I was reworking this one. Check it out, and let me know what you think. (Commenting over there requires registration… I am trying to keep out the spam and troublemakers…)

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From the Dept. of the Obvious: Half of New Teachers Quit?

I found this article the other day, and I must say I wasn’t surprised by it. Apparently, research shows that half of those who enter the teaching profession end up quitting. In other breaking news, when it rains, things get wet. The article points out that many teachers quit because of the lack of pay. … Continue reading »

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Just for Giggles

I know this isn’t a real post, but I wanted to share a couple of things I stumbled across. First of all, you simply must read the story of a man and his tapeworm over at The Worm Within. And I hesitate to post this here in case my students should think this is a … Continue reading »

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A Forum?

Sorry for not posting for almost a week. There are a couple of reasons for it. First of all, I spoke with someone from George Wallace, Jr.’s office last week, and I wanted to keep the post about George Wallace, Sr. and Corey at the top of the page. Also, I have continued to work … Continue reading »

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What a Crappy Day

I know, I know. “This is the day that the Lord has made. I will rejoice and be glad in it.” “Don’t let circumstances get you down… soar above them!” I have heard all the platitudes, and I know all the catchy bumper sticker slogans that encourage positive thinking, but the fact is, today pretty … Continue reading »

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