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Let’s get real, people…

Kids are dying unnecessarily in our country.  These mass shooting tragedies do not have to happen.  They just don’t.  I’m certainly guilty of putting my thoughts and prayers out there but the folks in Florida are correct…we need action.  Writing … Continue reading

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Kids these days….

I seldom talk about the current generation of kids; however, I worry a great deal.  In fact I find myself shaking my head a fair amount.  Unfortunately I think I’m shaking it figuratively only to discover it’s far more overt … Continue reading

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Standards and expectations…

I was very happy to retire from teaching high school English last June.  Given that I loved teaching, naturally this is ironic.  However, increasing numbers of students were not interested in reading and writing, let alone learning grammar.  They see … Continue reading

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