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Tough Love

By: Crissie Kirby

“Ms. Kirby”, the voice said, “guess what?” I cringed a little when I heard the voice; it was one of the directors of the SC National Guard Youth Camp. 1,036 more words

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Back To School Blues

I am blessed to live in a place where I can experience all of the seasons, and the beauty each one brings. This year is a little different.  332 more words


Education is all about customer service. And the service here kind of sucks.

Eighteen years ago I got a 4th grade teaching position in a fairly wealthy and extremely competitive school district in Fairfield County, CT. I had just moved back to Connecticut from Pennsylvania where I had been teaching for five years. 38 more words


When the Grandsons Come

When our grandsons come for their summer vacation visit, it seems that most all my prior plans to do ‘ALL the fun things’ go out the window shortly after the tweenagers’ arrival. 275 more words


Sleep with one eye open!

So, I was 10 when my brother was born so I remeber very clearly all the conversations mum and nan had about him and the naughty things he used to do! 298 more words


Day 33 of the summer holidays

So today we decided to take Neil and Ethan up to Leicester to the National Space Centre for the day. Now up until recently I didnt even know that this place existed so with Neils interest in all thing space we were keen to pay a visit and see what it was like. 233 more words