Go To School Because You Can

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Today I told my female students that it was their last day of school. They are no longer allowed to get an education. It was a new government rule. Initially, I had their male classmates tell them the news. With a straight face, I told a group of mostly 10-year-old girls to…

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Mirror, Mirror, On The Wall

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Healthy. That’s the word that I use nowadays. I want to eat healthier. I want to feel healthier. I want to be healthy. So, what exactly does that mean? I limit certain foods, but I don’t deny myself. I eat more fruits, vegetables, and lean proteins, while consuming less sugar…

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God Bless America

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I was sitting at my desk a few days ago, working on my computer. The music was on, primarily as background noise; that is, until the song “Where Is The Love” came on. My ears suddenly opened up and I stopped what I was doing to listen to the words.…

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Dad, Did I Make You Proud?

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Today is Father’s Day. For many, it is a celebration. It is a day to say “Thanks Dad for being there when I needed you.” It is a day to appreciate your father’s presence and impact in your life. This week’s blog was a hard one for me. Contrary to…

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