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A Misunderstanding: Parent versus Teacher

Many years ago I was teaching at a middle school in Florida. It was the first quarter and in the middle of it we were instructed to send every student’s parent a progress report. 539 more words

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A SLICE OF LIFE: White riches, and white guilt

Oh, what it is to be white and middle class in present-day South Africa! The struggle is real. People, do not brush aside my pain. You do not understand my hardship in trying to convince people I have not benefited from my low-level melanin casing. 780 more words

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READ OF THE WEEK: Sense and sensibility (A Slice of Life)

While I like having only my stuff on this blog (MINE!), sometimes something comes along that just has to be shared, even if it isn’t by me. 697 more words

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Music In A Pasture

I had been here before, a long time ago… and within those woods we had played, and drank water from a spring. In those fields my Great Grandfather had plowed, and worked the land, and I imagine as well my Grandmother and her brother and sisters must have played in those same woods that formed the backdrop for the stage. 223 more words


Amusement Park Dangers

The danger of the amusement park. It is a place where things can and will go wrong. First of all there is machinery. Second there are people who operate said machinery. 260 more words

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Overall bits and bobs from Europe

This post was started while we were still in Europe, we’d just started our journey through Italy. This post is a collection of thoughts I had as we travelled through Europe, of the things I saw that stuck out to me. 1,676 more words

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Rome: In a day (Day 3)

Well they say Rome wasn’t built in a day (and that’s no joke), but that’s all we had left to see parts of Rome.

Clearly we needed a plan since we had to spend our time wisely. 4,544 more words

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