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POLITICAL DISARRAY

    How is this for political disarray? Isaiah 3:4-5 “I will make boys their officials; mere children will govern them. People will oppress each other – man against man, neighbor against neighbor. The young will rise up against the … Continue reading

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Being grateful before griping

I can see.  Surgery was successful.  Daughter-in-law, sister, and husband have kindly shown me eye drops don’t hurt!  Doctor and nurses are wonderfully sweet, comforting and knowledgeable.  granddaughter came and left cake while I was gone.  Carl and Vicky came. … Continue reading

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REPENTING OF “I TOLD YOU SO”

Ashlyn (7) and Jadalyn (8)  were here last week.  While I washed the dishes I remembered the days when they both clamored to pull up a stool and wash the dishes.  I let them do so occasionally, but generally I … Continue reading

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IT’S MAGIC

Her precious kindergarten face looked up at me in surprise, “It’s magic!” she said.  At her teacher’s request I had taken her to my room for a bit of one on one teaching to help out with some math readiness. … Continue reading

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SIX AND ONE = SIX, HUH?

Six and one equals six, huh?  Well, for a two year old who has some maturing to do. Bemused I sat watching as my toddler put seven pop bottles in a six pack carton.  Yes, he put all seven in … Continue reading

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A LITTLE CHILD

“Why do you have Danny’s clothes in the bottom drawer and my clothes in the top drawer where I can’t reach them?” questioned Sammy to his mother. Danny was the older brother, two year’s taller than Sammy.  Mom laughed as … Continue reading

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PRESSING ON – BLOGGING UNIV.

A little here and a little there and a little dab’l-do-yu.  That’s the way I have been with Blogging U courses.  Each time I learn a little but I always want to come back for more. As a first assignment … Continue reading

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MITCHELL SCHOOL

(Lesson 7: Form: Ballad; Subject: Neighborhood; Device: Assonance) We talked of community, not neighborhood; We talked of counties, and towns We met in schools and courthouse lawns Wore overalls and dresses, not evening gowns. The building housed the public school, … Continue reading

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JUST ADD WATER

What activity do you take to as a duck takes to water?  Or, What floats your boat?  I suggest to you that every being comes into the world with some special gift which he should discover and develop to fulfill … Continue reading

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STRINGS TO MY HEART, Part Two

To my Children from Decades Past:  It is comforting to believe some of you remember me.  Teachers have egos too.  As I said in Part 1, I remember also.  I wish it were not so but I admit to remembering … Continue reading

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