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Behind the Writer

I’m sitting here in my office with the pellet stove roaring away. It’s comfortably warm in this room, but inside me is a whirlwind of thoughts and emotions. 160 more words

Memoir

The Continuing Adventures of a New Substitute Teacher

THE CONTINUING ADVENTURES OF A NEW SUBSTITUTE TEACHER

“Your Amazon order of Setting Limits in the Classroom, 3rd Edition has shipped!”

I barely remember rush-ordering the book last night, but apparently I’m not ready to quit yet — I’m investing. 634 more words

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Wearing of the Green – a Day to be Irish

St. Patrick’s Day began as a religious feast observance on the supposed date of death of a patron saint (c. AD 385–461), missionary  to Ireland. That continues for a few. 278 more words

Events

Lights on, Rats Out by Cree LeFavour

DNF @ 50%

Lights On, Rats Out by Cree LeFavour will be in stores everywhere in August 2017. 

Maybe I was simply not in the mood for self-indulgent rambling but I found it really hard to keep interested in… 543 more words

Review

When the answer is not the one you wanted.

We expect our prayers to be answered a certain way and we are upset when they are answered differently.

Let’s take a look at John the Baptist. 169 more words

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Days of Everything

It was a cold night, but not too cold, which was fortunate, because we had to park very far away from the arena. I unbuckled Boy from his car seat and heaved him into the air, bringing him next to my cheek to give him a kiss in the crisp evening air. 1,930 more words

Was This Teaching Thing All a Mistake?

WAS THIS TEACHING THING ALL A MISTAKE?

The closest thing I can liken it to is that feeling you get when you’ve been in a car accident and you step out all wobbly, gingerly testing every part of your body. 473 more words

Being Human Is Hard