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Talking to Pop, 14 years later

Sad to say, but Facebook reminded me of my father’s anniversary. Fourteen years ago today, my father passed on.  Seems like yesterday. And centuries ago.  I don’t really know what I would say to him today. But I do know … Continue reading

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The Soft Knock of Manhood

There was a soft knock in the door at 5:30 this morning. A light tapping requesting admittance while not wanting to awake us abruptly as they returned from Project Graduation. There was a thoughtfulness to that knocking and that is … Continue reading

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How Much Sleep is Bad Parenting?

Somehow, I’m in a band. Haven’t played bass in over 20 years, but here it is. All originals. Amusing lyrics. Loose rock’n’roll, though that term sounds so dated. And yesterday we recorded seven songs in two hours, 11 a.m. to … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Teaching is like being a parent, parenting always involves teaching, and when you do both, the lines blur. This blog will explore issues in the classrooom, and at home that come up when I try to be fair but functional … Continue reading

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