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Friday Thoughts – The Emotion of Waiting

This was meant for my weekly post to the Two Writing Teachers "Slice of Life" post on Tuesday, but, as you'll┬áread, life got in the way! ­čÖé I cannot express enough how much I enjoy the above mentioned site. If... Continue Reading →

Plot Twist: This Wasn’t My First Topic #SOL

I'd planned to write about how I'm tired of being flexible. But I can write about that anytime time, because I'm going to continue to frustrated with being tied into a pretzel by 17,000 schedule changes and ever changing expectations.... Continue Reading →

#SOL18 – Day 7 – Be Encouraged

#beencouraged A number of years ago, I was our church's laity member to our state conference. During one of those conferences, the bishop at the time purchases wrist band for all in attendance with a simple message: Be Encouraged. While... Continue Reading →

Friday Thoughts – Damn Kids Anyway

I'm not usually a Grinchy kind of person, but this Christmas season I have been. I'm not buying into anything the season has to offer, and as I watch kids stress and adults stress, it makes the cabin in the... Continue Reading →

#SOL17 Challenge – Day 5 – Basketball

My word of the day: basketball. Yup, basketball. Now, I know my 5 of my seven readers are thinking, "Good grief man, let it go," but seriously, it's in my blood (that and the season is done!). It's that classroom... Continue Reading →

#sol17 Challenge┬á´╗┐- Day 3 – Encouragement

My word for today: encouragement. Today, we took our youngest daughter on a college visit. She's been a work in progress from the get go: she flighty, her middle name is drama, she's changes her mind like the weather changes... Continue Reading →

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