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what education?


sitting in an overstuffed chair, pontificating about one’s preferred view of reality, suggesting that we are all philosophers, strikes me as an odd way to claim that you know what you are doing, let alone know who you are. yet, … Continue reading

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Stalking the not-so-wild turkey


a long, long┬átime ago in a┬ástate of mind far, far away, things were different. people were different. even animals were different. and some of it was good. people knew to throw out expired food, smart people did not converse using … Continue reading

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another day


colored lights….must be Christmas…movie spotlight…a church band singing “Here I am to Worship”…”Go Tell It On The Mountain”…and an angel on stage…backpacks hugging corners and edges of the common corridors…a circle of children smiling and praying…jackets hanging on command post … Continue reading

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Terry Fox


Here in the mountains, in a classroom… no sound but the sniffles, a few dry eyes…and inspiration. I have taught students for years, and I have rarely found a better example of a man pursuing his dreams like the story … Continue reading

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