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“Don’t Be Something You’re Not”

We hear it from the time draw near self awareness - "don't be something you're not." If you don't want to spend your teenage years at the mall applying glitter lip gloss and prank calling cute boys - don't - you don't have to buy into "popular." If you don't get into spending your evenings… Continue reading “Don’t Be Something You’re Not”

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People Change

As a teacher I think a lot about how the kids I teach will turn out as adults. I wonder how many of the smart kids will give in to peer pressure to be careless with academics. I wonder how many of the part time bullies will turn into full time bullies. I wonder how… Continue reading People Change

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My First Memory

Five o’clock pm of July 26 was the time of my first breath in this world. It was 1991, and we were in northern Idaho. My first memories were not emblazoned upon my mind for years to come. We moved to the east coast when I was two years old, which didn’t leave much to… Continue reading My First Memory