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Another Day One

Somehow we're about to start a new school year. Again. As in, I'm still teaching. How? Who knows. I thought it would be interesting to take a little stroll down memory lane today and look back on the beginning of each school year I've taught, since they are all documented here. There are also some… Continue reading Another Day One

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creative writing

photograph

a photo is all that remains of the time we were together a photo is all that remains of days we can't revisit a photo, a still, a moment cut in half an image, reflection, people you no longer see faces posed to speak words you will never hear laughter ringing out in a time… Continue reading photograph

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An Old Year’s New Year

From a word document dated 1/1/2012 It’s hard to believe that a year has ended. A year that brought with it more twists and turns than was ever thought possible. Where the time has gone, we shall never know. We took wrong paths, we made serious mistakes. We dreamed and made wishes without knowing the… Continue reading An Old Year’s New Year

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The Christmas Spirit

"Everyone loves Christmas!" they say. What's not to love? People get so easily swept up in the fanfare and warm-fuzzies. I think people fail to realize that for some people Christmas can be the hardest time of the year. Santa Claus was never a part of what we were told about Christmas as children. We… Continue reading The Christmas Spirit

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It’s a different view from on top of the world

I've got no house and I've got no home // But I've got streets and places to roam // I've got no pillow, for my head // But I've got the mountains, for my bed...

mumbling of an imbecile

people

I wrote this blurb in August of 2011. It's hard to believe, but that was a whole three years ago. Time really flies when you don't know how great you have it. for a bunch of people who don't really get along we're awful close to being best friends for being best friends who never… Continue reading people