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What is a Barbaric Yawp?

Back in high school, I had an young teacher whose class I looked forward to on a daily basis. His teaching style, passion for the material, and mannerisms mirrored those of John Keating, the teacher portrayed by the late Robin Williams in “Dead Poets Society.” I was lucky enough to have had this teacher in various classes throughout my high school years, but the class that most stood out to me was his American Literature class. 548 more words


You have to crawl before you can raid and pillage

For only being 9-months-old, my son has a lot of interests. I mean, a LOT of interests. All day long, he’s just interested in everything. 651 more words


Vulnerability and Gratitude: a Tribute to Robin Williams

I don’t normally write much about pop culture in this blog, but I am feeling that I must say something now. There is a lot of information and opinion going around about Robin Williams’ death yesterday. 580 more words

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My Barbaric Yawp - Who I Am - On Throwback Thursday

Seeing as it Thursday, and the current trend is to throw up stuff from the past, I thought I would share a piece of work I had to do for a creative writing class back in college. 899 more words

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