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A Moment in the Day

Teaching fifth graders this time of year can be, how do I say it….challenging.  Hormones, Spring Fever, middle-schoolitis along with the pending summer vacation make for a perfect storm of preteen angst and surliness.  I’ve been lucky this year because … Continue reading

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Unexpected Joy!!

It was one of those rare days today that was very welcome. The fifth graders I teach came in very quietly and worked so hard all day long. It’s amazing to watch them work now. I gave them a Black … Continue reading

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Why My Wife’s Breast Cancer Was the Best Thing that Ever Happened to Me.

Now you have to keep in mind that the title didn’t say it was the best thing that ever happened to my wife. I’m speaking from a selfishly, personal perspective.  More about that later. Today was the seventh anniversary of … Continue reading

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