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"I'm an island" he said, and he never asked for help.

This is a story about surviving, honey bees, and a girl named Alida.

The thing about survival is that it is intrinsically selfish but not necessarily in nature. 1,000 more words

Disaster Preparedness Kit

FEMA wants all of us to have a disaster preparedness plan in place so they don’t have to come save our sorry asses when the floods come. 893 more words


Joe Cocker - With A Little Help From My Friends (Live at Woodstock in 1969)

Yesterday was Joe Cocker’s birthday, and I had this video all lined up to post. Totally spaced it, though. I blame my day job.

Joe Cocker died last December. 77 more words

Live Music

Beatles music chosen for Britain's music exam syllabus

Whatever the scientists might say about the influence of hip-hop (see previous post) Britain’s biggest exam board has decided that three Beatles tracks from the Beatle’s Sergeant Pepper album will be part of the music examination syllabus… 153 more words


With a Little Help from My Friends

Kinapak’s fingers tapped at the keys along with the music, playing it like a piano as his head bobbed and his body bounced to the beat. 184 more words

Short Short Stories

Friends unite to lend a helping hand.

-Emily Carroll

Over $10,000 was raised on March 15th for myelofibrosis sufferer Wayne Higgins. Approximately 300 tickets were sold for the fundraising concert , ‘ 411 more words

Resonse to Laura Sexton: What Kind of Teacher Are You?

One of my blogging heroes, Laura Sexton (@SraSpanglish), has put out a challenge on her blog, pblinthetl.com. She has a list of 10 sentence prompts that she has used to reflect on her teaching up to now. 2,055 more words