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The Bus Stops Here

Just prior to Easter, I lost a friend who loved me. I would have dropped in on Harold on Sunday.  I did this regularly with Cheetos and Cutie tangerines.  He loved this.  If he hadn’t chosen to leave us on … Continue reading

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Turn to the Light

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We braved the dark and cold to see the newest movie in the Star Wars series. While it was impressive, I still prefer the George Lucas originals I grew up on. They help to remind me of the hero in … Continue reading

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Deer, Oh Dear…….Death and Fear

“Oh, Deer”….I thought as I approached. I slowed Pearl to a hault on the uneven, dirt pocked lane, two tires in a rut of risidual demolition. At least the lane was dry, not muddy.  My eyes would not be dry … Continue reading

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MAY I BORROW YOUR GLASSES? WILL I OR WON’T I NEED A…..Living Will? ha ha

I have the WILL to live. HOWEVER, I am learning it is not my will that is important…..unless my will leads my motives and actions to do for others what God wills me to do. In some things I honestly … Continue reading

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Mourning Announcements: Starting With the End in Mind :(

In teaching, there is this thing called “Starting with the end in mind.”  It is used to guide instruction, and to develop Common [sometimes rotten] Core formative assessment. This idea is not exclusive to teaching though.  I use the device … Continue reading

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Hello, My Name is……Friend.

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I ride my road bike on, through the cold and damp. There is a patch of sky ahead in which the sun breaks through.  I am humming a familiar song from “The Message” satellite radio…..”Hello, my name is Regret…Hello my … Continue reading

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News from the Family Tree

I just got a call.  Granny is dieing.  I go will go to her tomorrow.

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