I want to pay tribute to wonderful people I have known, the wonderful country in which I live, the communities in which I have lived, the churches who have claimed me as their own, the God who sends shivers down my back when I really give him a portion of my time—well, maybe not shivers but tears flow easily in some of those most priceless times.
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Monthly Archives: February 2015
Steven (ptl2010), “Doing the Best I Can,” reminded me of a teacher/student interaction which occurred several years ago. Educators were/are encouraged to always be positive. One of the things we teachers often said, “Just do your best.” (Really that’s an … Continue reading
I find that I have much in common with “Remedial Prof” https://just5paragraphs.wordpress.com/2015/02/23/future-terrorist since I, also, taught Remedial Reading and English in a local community college. Remedial Prof relates an incident of having failed a student who tried to rely on … Continue reading
You could classify me as a foot-dragging flip-flopper. Changes come in my life after lots of researching, complaining, and compromising. In fashion it sometimes happens, but only after a great deal of trend-lagging. Last summer I went to church bare … Continue reading
To those who might be dropping in for a visit, I’m explaining my long absence. As I began to be more active on blogging, I found a lot of things that need to be done with my site or with … Continue reading
ABOUT ME Hello. To various folks I am Neat’ne, Mom, Grandma Neta, Gramma, Aunt Neta, Aunt Noni, Aunt Neno, and Aunt Neto (lots of varieties from little nieces and nephews). To some I’m more like “Didn’t you used to be … Continue reading
FREE TO FLY Me? A wall flower, they say; an eagle I say. I sit here on the mezzanine and watch the beautiful people milling around aimlessly -glass in hand, smile on face, every hair and pleat in place. Listen … Continue reading
Amazing Love, my eight pounds of joy, the seventh of my great granddaughters. I hold you and marvel that love multiplies so. After giving a full measure of love six times over, I find I have a full measure for … Continue reading
Blogging 101 Lesson 2 Site Title and Tag Line SWEET AROMA Mine is the generation whose women, mothers included, joined the work force. My sons will never connect the appetizing aroma of bread baking to their mother’s kitchen. If they … Continue reading