Eight years ago, when only part of the partnership had grey hair, Boone joined me on the floors of local libraries in an effort to help children learn to read. 446 more words
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I was asked to come visit a local elementary school where two fourth grade teachers shared the issues they were facing. They explained that each year was getting progressively worse as children had more mental health issues, less parental support, zero fear of discipline, no respect for authority and no concern for their academics.
We have good and bad days at work and the past week happened to be a frustrating one for me. All week I was waiting for it to be the weekend so I could paint and try to forget the stress of work, and as soon as Friday evening came around I was at the art store picking up a new canvas to paint on. 413 more words
Could you turn down a smiling young lad dressed in a Cub Scout uniform at your door on a Saturday morning with a box of fresh doughnuts in hand? 612 more words