Tag Archives: opinion

Things To Change

I just read the latest from one of my favorite bloggers at The Zen Hiker.  He talks about the cool side of the pillow.  Except he says it better than that.  Immediately I thought about things I promised myself I would … Continue reading

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I Have No Resolutions

My resolutions for the new year?? None. Okay, that’s not exactly true. 1. I want to be kinder, especially to my own family. 2. I want to pray more. 3. I want to have more patience with my students. I … Continue reading

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Facing Our Mortality

Everyone is talking about the number of celebrities who have died in 2016, with today and tomorrow still left to go.  On social media, in papers around the world, we can see people weeping about the passing of their favorite … Continue reading

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25 Random Things I Like

I’m stealing this idea inspired to write this from Paul who got the idea from Aaron who stole it from Jess.  It’s looking like the 12 days of blogging, right? At any rate, I’m not up to listing 100 things, so here’s 25. people who … Continue reading

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Thank You, World Series

I’m a political junkie. I don’t post about it here, because my blog isn’t a political one and I don’t have anything unique or earth-shattering to add to the world of politics. But this presidential election nightmare in the USA … Continue reading

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2 Peas In An ADHD Pod

The problem, the pediatrician said to me, is that we have to rely on ADHD parents to help their ADHD child.  Oh. I just stared at the doctor.  I almost said “Can we rely on someone else?”  But instead I … Continue reading

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The F-Word Dinner

I don’t know why I write.  Isn’t that crazy?  To spend so much energy doing something and not to know why.  Why does anyone write?  To be clear, I don’t have to write.  My job doesn’t depend on it.  I don’t … Continue reading

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Poverty, Affluence And Technology In Schools

Technology is awesome in so many ways.  It has revolutionized teaching.  But has increased the divide between the haves and have nots. I grew up in a very wealthy suburb of New York City.  We were one of the haves. … Continue reading

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A Phone With A Mind Of Its Own

Seriously? How did I end up with this phone?  It throws itself on the floor willy-nilly. Don’t get me wrong.  I love my phone.  All my important information is on it.  I’m lost without it.  Literally lost.  I have to … Continue reading

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Two Roads Diverged And I Couldn’t Find Either of Them

To understand today’s post, it helps to read yesterday’s.  But it isn’t obligatory (phew!). Yesterday I wrote about things that annoy me beyond belief.  I listed four that came to mind immediately.  Today, a few people asked me what #5 was. … Continue reading

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