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Field of Dreams (Deferred)

Digging through a stack of clothes on my closet floor, I find the pink thermal underwear.  I put them on under a pair of particularly loose jeans.  The long-sleeved thermal T-shirt came next, on top of which I layered a … Continue reading

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Tales From the Teacher’s Lounge: Farm Girl and the Gun Wound

Last week I was lamenting the dangers of being in the teaching profession what with the intruder drills, fire drills, paralyzing stench of body odor…you know.  However, this week I have to say that I’m glad I’m a teacher instead … Continue reading

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Teacher Training – Trouble in the Trenches

When I entered college, a doe-eyed, innocent teenager, and began my teacher training courses, I could havel never imagined that twenty years later I would be trained as a special forces agent ready for combat. At the university I was trained … Continue reading

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What’s a poor teacher to do?

I’m looking for a little help with this.  Maybe some of you can be of assistance. I’m a teacher.  My job is to take my vast array of knowledge and help impart it onto my students.  But, it’s not good … Continue reading

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The Boys of Summer Tour

Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw embarked on their “Brothers of the Sun” tour recently. At the same time this family embarks on a tour of our own. I’d like to call it “The Boys of Summer” tour. Headliners are my … Continue reading

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Hangin’ in the Hillbilly Hood

My sons play baseball.  Away games sometimes take us to interesting new locations far and different from what we see in the Valley.  This isn’t a post about those locations, sadly.  Instead, it’s a post about how I found myself … Continue reading

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The Christian Hall of Fame – Answers Revealed!

Apparantly “inquiring minds want to know” becaues I received several requests for me to follow up on my previous post regarding the Christian Hall of Fame. In fact, some of you had some other interesting thoughts about what this attraction … Continue reading

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The Christian Hall of Fame?

I was doing errands in the “city” this weekend when I drove past a mega church in the area.  Underneath the sign announcing their name and inviting visitors to stop by for a service (as churches often do), I noticed … Continue reading

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Tales From the Teacher’s Lounge: Here Comes the Sun

It’s been unseasonably beautiful here in Northeastern Ohio.  This past week we’ve topped 80 degrees nearly every day, and actually seen the sun, in all her glory.  If you live here, you know that’s a pretty amazing feat. Cabin Fever, … Continue reading

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