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A Back to School Speech!

When I was still teaching in the public school system, I always felt pure excitement for the start of a new school year.  It’s more than the freshly cleaned room, sharpened pencils, and new texts that set my belly a … Continue reading

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Done. (An Open Letter to My Students)

I don’t write much about teaching on this little blog, maybe because I usually write about nothing, and teaching is so substantial.  Real people are involved.   On top of that many of my students at SMCC are adults who work … Continue reading

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Images of a Working Morning

What does your working morning look like?

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Many of you might recall that I spoke at Deering High School last week.  Check out what I found on my front porch this morning.  Yes, they wrote reviews! I can barely contain myself. Here are some things they liked … Continue reading

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Cow Shit Corner Award #3

There have been many fine contenders for my next Cow Shit Corner Award- like the guy from Target who tried to buy those four cans of Campbell’s soup with seven coupons sending the register into negative numbers, then complaining about … Continue reading

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Ever have a moment where you got your sprinkles? You know what I mean!  That one unexpected moment, where by surprise you get just the gift you need. Obviously, I’m a storyteller (it’s all I can do not to write … Continue reading

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So Innocent, So Evil

Look at those eyes…. doesn’t little Miss Caramel look like an innocent addition to our family?  Oh, it’s so cute! It has outfits! For $29.99 you can purchase a whole house for the cutie!  Freakin’ genius I tell you.  If … Continue reading

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