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“Wake the neighbors! Get the word out! Come on, crank up the music, climb a mountain and shout! This is life we’ve been given, made to be lived out … so live out loud.” +++ more
Every weekend when I sit down to write my article for this column, I write about something that has been going on in my life or something that’s been on my mind that week. If I’m drawing a blank or just need to be entertained, I ask my family what they think I ought to write about. Sometimes their suggestions jog a memory or spur a thought that morphs into a great article, but other times more
I face Old Glory, hand over heart, extending respect to educators wherever they serve, and at whatever “frazzle” level they are. Hopefully, their heads are above water in the “tides of March,” or victims of “ides” attributed to the same month. Some are smiling at the prospect of spring break coming soon. And there are sniffles from the noses of others who have just finished this respite. Reality sets in as countdowns begin toward the school year’s end. more
“Wake the neighbors! Get the word out! Come on, crank up the music, climb a mountain and shout! This is life we’ve been given, made to be lived out … so live out loud.” +++ Our … more
A couple weeks ago my sweet husband’s truck was rear-ended. While sitting at a red light in a nearby town, he was hit by a driver who never stopped for the intersection. Fortunately they were … more
When folks strive greatly to take from life what matters most--learning along the way that it’s mostly about giving--phrases like “giant strides” or “standing tall” come into play. It seems … more
“Wake the neighbors! Get the word out! Come on, crank up the music, climb a mountain and shout! This is life we’ve been given, made to be lived out … so live out loud.” +++ more
Some school years seem to pass by like a rushing wind, so fast that you hardly feel like it’s begun before it is over. This year has been one of those fast-moving, lightening quick ones. My personal life has been chock-full of busy, crazy stuff so that’s probably at least partly why it’s felt like it has passed quickly. more
Retail wizard J C Penney would have been confounded by the tightrope-walking required in today’s world of retailing. He likely never dreamed of 140 JCP stores closing in one fell swoop. more
It is not every day that your teacher sets his arm on fire in class, on purpose. It was certainly a lesson that will be talked about for some time. more
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