Monthly Archives: July 2015

Fill ‘er up

My daughter has numerous stall tactics when she doesn’t want to do something. Potty, potty, potty is a very popular one right before bed time. But tonight’s stall tactic was one simple word, plants. Let’s go outside for plants. It was a … Continue reading

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Dropout age raises … thank goodness!

“I hate you and I hate this place,” a screaming 16-year old adolescent touted as he walked out of the high school. The school resource officer chased the young man through the halls, but halted as he crossed the threshold … Continue reading

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Taking risks in writing: Argument writing goes viral

  As the glow dimmed from the antique lantern below my overpriced college degrees, student papers were plentiful enough to wallpaper my home office. The crimson pen stood still as repetitiveness continued with every manuscript and boredom surpassed as the … Continue reading

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Show them how to follow through their dream

He was the Shaquille O’Neal of his class. Tall. African American. Solid B average; A average when he applied himself. Phenomenal personality. He was the student in middle school who you wanted to scold at moments, but his charm sometimes … Continue reading

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