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Starting Over

Weekly Writing Challenge – In this week’s writing challenge, we’re asking you to write a short piece of creative writing (fiction/poetry/prose poetry/freeform mindjazz/whatever floats your boat) on the theme of Starting Over. When I read the challenge of writing about starting … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Hero Worship

Head to your favorite online news source. Pick an article with a headline that grabs you. Now, write a short story based on the article. – Daily Prompt I like when the Daily Prompts coincide with something I was already bantering … Continue reading

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I Am

I read a blog posting over on You Know It Happens at Your House Too about writing something titled I Am. The point behind this was to have something that you can always look back on to remind you of … Continue reading

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Indoor Soccer Season Is Here!

Today is the start of a new sports season at the YMCA. It’s the first day of practice for indoor soccer. I am coaching a group of 5 and 6 year olds. I enjoy coaching and working with the kids. … Continue reading

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School Funding Issues

Our local school district had to meet last night in order to decide on cuts to make because of financial restrictions based on failed levies. They had to come up with $6.4 million in cuts. The cuts include cutting staff … Continue reading

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Positively Impacting Lives

Tell us about a teacher who had a real impact on your life, either for the better or the worse. How is your life different today because of him or her? – Daily Prompt I recently found myself being thankful … Continue reading

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First Grade Teacher Fired For Getting Pregnant

A first grade teacher is fired for getting pregnant. She is now suing for discrimination. http://www.whiotv.com/news/news/teacher-sues-church-over-pregnancy-firing/nTmGB/ The teacher worked for a Roman Catholic school. She was pregnant but not married. She asked for a more behind the scenes job when … Continue reading

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To Home School or Not?

My daughter will be turning 5 soon and of course shortly behind that is kindergarten. My wife wants to home school. I on the other hand want my daughter to go to regular school and to compliment that at home … Continue reading

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Five Events That Shaped Me in 2012

As we come to the end of 2012 it’s a good time to look back and think about the important events that happened during the year that helped shape who we are. For me some of those important happenings are … Continue reading

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Sesame Street Teaching About Divorce?

http://tv.yahoo.com/news/sesame-street-finally-tackle-divorce-145600826.html Sesame Street is airing an episode of their show online which will talk about divorce. While I think Sesame Street is an excellent show and very educational, I don’t think I would want a television show teaching my child … Continue reading

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