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#TBT: I'm sure there's a song about it...

Turns out there’s more than one. Just Google Bacon Song and click on over to YouTube. Here’s one of them.

And Throwback Thursday rolls around once a week just like clockwork. 505 more words


Spring Flowers

Little provides perspective better than spending time with kids. As a principal, I know that my interactions with students tell me more about the health of my school  than just about anything else; as a dad, a spring break road trip that had our family of four sharing hotel rooms and a crowded car was a great grounding experience; and some very precious time with my niece and her family, including a wide eyed three month old, his bouncing seven year old brother, and his clever three year old sister reminded me how important a calling it is to be an educator. 604 more words


Spring Soccer

Reading TS Eliot outside
beneath a bright translucent sky
the April wind against my face
blows dark clouds and certain rain
toward the folding chair where I read… 143 more words

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New car

After 10 years and 100,000 miles, I decided it was time to replace the old silver steed with a new car. After some research and thought, I picked a Honda Clarity plug-in hybrid. 378 more words

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February 14th

Tomorrow is a big day, filled with anticipation, love, and more than a little excitement. It is, of course, the first day major league pitchers and catchers report to spring training. 705 more words


After Christmas

It’s been a little over a month since Christmas, and I thought I’d just mention how I’ve been enjoying some of my presents.

I start every morning with a pot of tea, usually the good Darjeeling, in my new teapot. 196 more words

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Words, Words, Words

“Are otters artists?”
“Our otters are artists.”
Tongue twisting bursts
of shared creativity.

My daughter came up with the otters
and as we refined the couplet… 61 more words

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