Tag Archives: life lessons

The foibles of youth…

I often find myself thinking, “man, I wish I understood ___________ when I was younger.”  But I didn’t.  Our brains are not developed enough.  I understand this now.  I’ve been mired in travelling down memory lane for a few months.  … Continue reading

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To go or not to go?

There is no question for me at this point.  I’ve agonized for a few days and will do so no longer.  Too much time has been spent by me lingering in the past.  Time to move along. The question refers … Continue reading

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T minus 90 and counting

Ninety days is roughly three months. It’s not a long time. My formal public school teaching career will end after the next ninety school days. While it’s bittersweet, I also couldn’t be happier. I am one of those people who … Continue reading

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Meringue memories…

Always looking for ways to make education real, this morning I made a batch of raspberry chocolate chip meringue cookies. How does this make education real? Well, I’m using them as a model for a demonstration speech exercise in Public … Continue reading

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Thank you for being a friend…

Friendships are a hotbed of bliss and turmoil.  As we grew, we traipsed the pathways of gaining and maintaining friendships.  Those early years were fraught with glee, playfulness, mischief, hurt and heartache.  News flash…as we age, the “song remains the … Continue reading

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