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I first heard about this book when Alexander wrote a guest post on John Scalzi’s blog. I was intrigued, and having enjoyed his Goblin Secrets… 554 more words


Sharing the Latino Experience one Person at a Time

It is important to mention that we do not believe that every latino can achieve the same success as some of our subjects. We recognize the differences and unique challenges that millions of young Latinos living in this country face.

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La Tierra de Mi Alma

The classroom of a very standard small town elementary school. There is a chalkboard downstage and written in colored chalk is “Welcome to About Me Day.” There is a nervous and kind looking eight-year-old girl standing center stage. 574 more words


BOOK REVIEW: Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A.

Author: Luis J. Rodriguez
ISBN-13: 9780743276917
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 9/6/2005
Pages: 288
Source: I received a free copy of this book as compensation for review from Simon and Schuster Publishing, Touchstone Books… 469 more words


Leadership as a Sense of Obligation

The most memorable definition I can recall about leadership was phrased as a condition:  if you turn around and see that no one is following, then you just went out for a walk.   1,448 more words


Being Himself, in More Ways Than One

Bill Perron is a born entertainer.  He made his living as a carpet cleaner for many years, and hated it.  He hated swinging that big, heavy machine around.  897 more words

People In My Life

Blowing the Shofar Atop the Blue Ridge Mountains

Following is the beginning of a terrific article from one of my favorite stops in the blogosphere.  Read and go see the conclusion as well as a terrific link with a good study on the shofar. 241 more words

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