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#SOL18 – Day 21 – Life Pushes Forward

We spent part of our day on Friday at Arlington National Cemetery. I posted on my Facebook page about how I was humbled by the experience, because until you've seen the rows and rows of headstones, it's just a picture... Continue Reading →

“I am…..” #SOL18

First, something mindless and fun:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvY4o8XUPsI&lc=z232gvpqmkydtvql5acdp432jip2dd0jhasoe4glezlw03c010c.1519496819918993 We came across this gem as we were investigating Hulu for the first time. It's part of the Big Block SingSong series, a 15 minute clip of silly songs. This was the first one... Continue Reading →

Friday Thoughts – Christmas Wishes for My Students

Schools in our area have been in the news and not for the right reasons. Drug possession, taking and sending pictures that are entirely inappropriate, harassment, all in front of our districts and even on the regional TV news. It... Continue Reading →

#SOL17 – I Wish My Student Knew. . .

I had this great idea of blog (The West Wing is always a great thing to write about), but one of my students wrote a blog titled "I wish my teacher knew....." and she aired some "difficulties" about school. Now,... Continue Reading →

Be the Change #SOL

"Be the change you wish to the see in the world." - Mahatma Gandhi  Good afternoon, happy people! I thought about this quote as I walked into the hallway this morning to greet students as they walked in after a... Continue Reading →

One More 2016 Post – #SOL

I know, I know, just enough of the 2016. But this is one that just can't let go. January 1, my wife and I got up, skipped church, and watch "CBS Sunday Morning" (a favorite past time if we are... Continue Reading →

Friday Musings – Fear and Hope Together?

I fear the world my daughters are walking into. Paris, Brussels, Istanbul, Orlando, so many others that I don't know or remember, and now Dallas...... My daughters are preparing to walk into a world of fear and hatred, a world... Continue Reading →

Friday Thoughts – Being Human

Whoa, two blogs in two days! You might think I enjoy this writing stuff! Why being human? I messaged with a friend a couple of days ago, and it just struck me that here we are, both in our 40's,... Continue Reading →

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