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Tales From the Teacher’s Lounge: The Cock Strikes Again

On Monday I had to drive to Cleveland for a Dr’s appointment.  I drove two hours (through Akron in rush hour traffic) up there and an hour and a half back for a 10 minute appointment.  Seriously.  Ten minutes. I … Continue reading

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The Bribe Gone Bad

I was just catching up on one of my favorite blogs by jeandayfriday.  She wrote about a certain bribe that was made to encourage excellent academic achievement.  Wa-la!  It worked.  But, I’ve got to be responsible and caution people who … Continue reading

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The Case of the Missing Shirt

Sorry to bother all of you but I have lost my new ladies, gray, V-neck, size LX t-shirt that has a SV patch on the left shoulder that I got last week (or was it the week before). I had … Continue reading

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Ten guilty pleasures

In the spirit of being a good sport for my students, I’ve decided to write this blog.  They are working on an essay called “This is fun?” and they’re not having much of it with these papers.  They keep saying … 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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Tales From the Teacher’s Lounge: Bye Bye Bull Balls

It’s Monday and finally time for lunch. I enter the teacher’s lounge to grab my bag from the refrigerator. At this time of day the lounge is full of people using the microwave, washing their hands, making copies…eating their lunch. … 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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